The Guardian view on Amazonian cave art: a story about the environment, too | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the past week, remarkable images of ancient cave art have hit the headlines: rock paintings made in South America around 12,000 years ago. The art, created on rock Läs mer…

From Martha Washington to Melania Trump: 250 years of first lady portraiture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bess Truman, US first lady from 1945 until 1953, has not become the sort of historical figure people quote on Instagram. “A woman’s public role is to sit beside Läs mer…

'It can be uncomfortable': how a New York farmhouse is facing its racist past

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When people think of buildings in Manhattan, chances are they think big and brash, cloud-piercing skyscrapers for tourists to marvel at. But the borough is also home to the Läs mer…

Muhammad Ali flattens Cleveland Williams: Neil Leifer's best photograph

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘I gambled on Ali getting a knockout, fastening my camera to the lights way above the ring. And Williams landed flat on his back in a good spot’ Everyone Läs mer…

Hotels fit for a KGB officer: Soviet cities in the twilight – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kazakh State Circus, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan, Built in 1972, Architects: V Katsev, I Slonov In 1968, the first secretary of the central Communist party of the Kazakh SSR initiated the Läs mer…

'The equals of Klee and Matisse' – the Alabama quilt-makers who shook America

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Loretta Pettway Bennett remembers well the moment everything changed for her tight-knit, rural community. The 20th century was drawing to a close. She was in her late 30s, living Läs mer…

Russian museum director who exposed Soviets to hidden masterpieces dies at 98

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Irina Antonova, head of Pushkin Museum for 52 years, brought Mona Lisa to Moscow despite cold war A longtime museum director dubbed the grande dame of the Russian art Läs mer…

Sheep and Land Rovers rejoice: Pooley Bridge reunites the Lake District

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Pooley Bridge lost its namesake crossing to the torrential floods of Storm Desmond in 2015, the picturesque Lake District village was robbed of more than just a route Läs mer…

One Caravaggio coming right up! Adam Lowe, the art world's master faker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The grandest spaces in the whole of the mighty Victoria and Albert Museum are the Cast Courts, built high enough to hold a full-scale replica of Trajan’s Column in Läs mer…

Culture to cheer you up during the second lockdown: part one

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Music Khruangbin – Mordechai Because sometimes what you need during lockdown is to be transported somewhere better by whatever’s in your headphones: Mordechai’s self-styled “Earth music” sounds like a Läs mer…