There are two exhibitions in London worthy of your attention and both on until early next year. Isn’t it frustrating to read a recommendation about a play/opera that is about to close or is sold out? First Paul Cézanne’s 19th century portraits at the National Portrait Gallery. I will report in due course, if there is anything worth writing about. Secondly, Chaïm Soutine’s portraits at The Courtauld Gallery. Continue reading Portraits

Three Châtelaines, One Palazzo

The sky was a sulphurous yellow, a strong wind caused the leaves to eddy and rain threatened as I searched Brompton Cemetery for a grave. The Friends office, where I might have been guided to it, was closed and I thought I’d take a final look round this Gothic location at the risk of being soaked. Continue reading Three Châtelaines, One Palazzo