From the Tate to Palmyra: to preserve great art, let it decay and regenerate

1 June 2016 12:46

Strolling around Tate Modern’s recent Alexander Calder exhibition, something bothered me. Calder is best known for creating mobile, rather than static,…

Like Isis, Thomas More believed passionately in burning people alive

19 February 2015 12:11

Next week, in the final episode of the BBC’s Wolf Hall, we’ll see Anne Boleyn face death by beheading. But if…