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An exhibition of historic documents from the Royal Archives giving an insight into the lives of British monarchs and their families, is on display at Windsor Castle to mark the centenary of the Archive at Windsor.
Treasures from the Royal Archives is a collection of private papers of British royalty, and records from the Royal Household, many going on display for the first time. The collections includes documents such as household accounts of the future Queen Elizabeth I, a letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie to his father, accounts written to the monarch of battles including from the Zulu Wars in 1879 and the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
Kenneth Clark is best known for his landmark 1969 television series Civilisation on the history of western art, and as director of the National Gallery. He was one of the most influential figures in the British art scene of the 20th century, supporting contemporary artists, both financially and professionally, and coordinating state-funded art projects.
He also collected art and described his collection as his diary of his life, and it is his collection of art that forms the basis of the Tate Britain’s exhibition, Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation.
Martin Freeman is starring as Shakespeare’s Richard III in the West End in a production directed by Jamie Lloyd, celebrating the 450th anniversary of the playright’s birth this year.
The Shakespeare play about the doomed King Richard, opens the second season of Lloyd’s Trafalgar Transformed, following on from a successful first run that included James McAvoy starring in Macbeth.
The Royal Academy has a survey of modern art of South America this summer with its exhibition Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America.
The exhibition on abstract South American art from the 1930s to the 1970s has had glowing reviews, with the Daily Telegraph describing it as “quietly marvellous” and the Guardian as “dazzling”.
Mayfair and St James’s art world has had new arrivals and movement in the last few months with antiquities galleries opening a couple of minutes walk from the Connaught.
Kallos Gallery is one of the big new players in the antiquities market, opening in May in Davies Street. Specialising in Greek antiquities the gallery is a new venture of Swiss collector Baron Thyssen, whose father’s superb collection of Old Masters and modern art is now housed in Madrid. – Kallos Gallery, 14-16 Davies Street, W1.
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