• September 27, 2016
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Articles by Richard Holledge

  • Sunken treasures, Egypt's lost cities
    Jun 22, 2016 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Artefacts recovered from the sea have transformed the understanding of the relationship between Greece and Egyptian civilisations
  • Cautious amid setbacks, Brazilian art moves on
    May 25, 2016 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Upcoming Olympics, the recent political turmoil and a weakening currency aside, galleries and artists in the country tread carefully
  • Uncovering ancient Egypt's afterlife
    Mar 23, 2016 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Exhibiti at Fitzwilliam Museum throws light on mystique that surrounds the rites of mortality
  • Armenia’s history and culture at the Bodleian
    Jan 20, 2016 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition pays tribute to the suffering of a people as well as celebrates their spirit of survival through centuries
  • Rodin’s legacy lives on
    Dec 23, 2015 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Hôtel Biron — better known as the Musée Rodin — reopened recently after complete restoration over the past three years
  • Egypt’s transformative journey over centuries
    Dec 16, 2015 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition throws light on how the three monotheistic religions influenced the land and its culture, and coexisted for long
  • Glorious textiles tell story of India’s past
    Oct 14, 2015 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition offers a splendid account of fabric from the subcontinent and the techniques used in creating intricate designs in fine-quality cloth
  • Luxury, as we don’t see it
    Jul 22, 2015 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Exhibit questions and redefines the notions around the term and its different meanings
  • Shubbak celebrates contemporary Arab culture
    Jul 15, 2015 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Many of the events at the biannual festival, being held in London, reflect the tumult of the countries the creators and performers have left behind
  • A British surveyor’s vistas of India and Burma
    Jul 01, 2015 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Captain Linnaeus Tripe captured the beauty of the temples and landscapes that gave the East India Company a perspective of the country it ruled
  • Body of truth, pride and societal mores
    May 27, 2015 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    A celebration of the Greek vision of perfection also tracks the growth of realism, the use of paint and decoration, and the role of women
  • Yorkshire as Henry Moore saw it
    May 09, 2015 By Richard Holledge Special to Weekend Review
    ‘Henry Moore: Back to a Land’ captures the essence of the sculptor’s myriad inspirations
  • Louis Vuitton presents ‘Keys to a Passion’
    Apr 22, 2015 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The show at the luxury brand’s gallery in Paris has collections of modern art from Picasso, Matisse and Rothko
  • Curious collections of creative minds
    Apr 01, 2015 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Showcase of 14 artists’ eccentric preoccupations, and the pleasures and inspirations they found
  • An exhibition on the art of war
    Dec 04, 2014 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Unnerving images, on show in Manchester, capture the subject of war and the pity of war in uncompromising detail
  • A spray gun to free Kabul
    Oct 30, 2014 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Shamsia Hassani paints the streets of the city both to help forget and recall — to erase the painful memories of war and remind women of what it means to shake off the chains of patriarchy