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Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020
How we see colourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020
Colour is fascinating. Here is an interview with a scientist who is exploring how we actually see it.
Secrets of the MuseumRead MoreFebruary 15, 2020
A new series began last week on BBC television. Secrets of the Museum is a behind-the-scenes look at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019
It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.
Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...
Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019
A beautiful kimonoRead MoreApril 27, 2019
A few weeks ago a friend-of-the-blog sent in a fascinating link to an exploration of a beautiful kimono.