Art History in the News: Some articles from the Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/nelsons-victory-joins-him-in-trafalgar-square-1981949.html#

Nelson’s ‘Victory’ joins him in Trafalgar Square

by Michael McCarthy

“It is Trafalgar Square, named after the naval battle of 1805, so it might seem fitting that the space on the square’s celebrated empty fourth plinth should be occupied by a memorial of the battle – and, as of yesterday, so it is.”

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/art-of-the-antarctic-1978886.html

Art of the Antarctic by Jonathan Brown

“From his position below decks amid the deafening thrum of the ship’s engine, Edward Archibald McKenzie had a unique viewpoint on one of the 20th century’s most compelling adventure stories.”

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