Christmas is a good time for looking back… Blog archives can help you do that…
- Ten years ago – threw out my floppy disks
- Six years ago – composed a carol
- Four years ago – invented a new word
- Three years ago – watched myself on TV
A bit of movie trivia for you, linking two of the greatest films ever made…
Here’s Maria von Trapp with the children in The Sound of Music. All sing along: “The first three notes just happen to be…”
Now, you see that picturesque castle in the background? That’s Hohenwerfen Castle which, in a rather different climate (when you’d need more than old curtains to keep you warm), was the setting for Schloss Adler in Where Eagles Dare.
So now you know, and you can probably irritate your friends and family by pointing it out just as they’re really getting into the story…
This bold new installation at Wimpole Hall asks difficult — some would say provocative — questions about the role of traditional art forms in a modern world.
Echoing the delayed gratification of the wrapped Christmas gift, the artist seems to imply that the projection of the sculptor’s immediate intent onto the viewer’s consciousness is, in itself, best understood as an ephemeral dualism.
The exhibition runs throughout the winter, and there is no charge for admission.
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