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Selby Whittingham: The Temptations of the Wallace Collection

Selby Whittingham “I’m just a slave / only

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a slave to
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you, temptation”. So sang Bing Crosby in 1933 in a song, 400 Bad Request Temptation, repeated by many famous singers since and, in 1970, in a German TV act of Sid Millward & The Nitwits. That shows (it was recorded) Sid presiding over players prey to temptations which are low rather than […]

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Selby Whittingham: Curatorial Incontinence

Selby Whittingham When Napoleon removed nginx Europe’s art treasures to France on the

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grounds that their 400 Bad Request rightful place was not with “slaves” but “in the bosom of
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a free people”, some might cynically think that this was not just a piece of enlightenment, but that it was very convenient that the new 400 Bad Request home for them happened to […]

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Selby Whittingham: Tate Modern or Tate Theatre

Selby Whittingham A survey by the Office for

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National Statistics in May revealed that the British
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are changing their spending habits. Instead 400 Bad Request of filling our homes to the rafters with consumer durables and not-so-durables, we’re spending our spare cash on ‘experiences’, including recreation and, yes, culture. “People are interested in servicing a lifestyle rather than buying stuff,” one trend forecaster […]

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Selby Whittingham: Rhodes Revolution or Reform

Selby Whittingham “Rhodes will likely fall,” gloomily writes Professor Nigel Biggar (UnHerd, July) after

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a decision by Oriel College, of which he was once chaplain, in favour of that. Another Rhodes watcher, Lars Larundson, says that the vote was taken amid thunder, lightning
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