At Easter the challenge in Christian theology is managing the two sides of the coin together, commerce and Christianity. They must be held in a unique tension.
Lucile Clerc’s pencil has a powerful point, her inspiring cartoon ‘yesterday today tomorrow’ reveals how art might best help the west retain freedoms sorely won
After the French Revolution a man’s costume was severely elegant worn by dashing gallants in cravats with women emulating the classical purity of Greek statues
An impressive woman, Josephine (as Napoleon decided she should be known), aided his route to power and had a profound influence on the future of horticulture
Writer Madame de Stael Baroness of Staël-Holstein’s brilliant salon at Paris before and after the French revolution was a meeting place for men of great minds
The late 18th and early 19th century in England, Europe and America was a period of romantics and revolutionaries, politics, poetry, passion and enlightenment