Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 116

With the stock markets taking a battering on a global scale and the politicians appearing to plummet to new levels of incompetence and buffoonery, we here at the Institute beseech you to stay in front of your screens. Don’t leap … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 115

I thought I’d let you know. We went to an art gallery tonight. For the first time ever, we went to the opening of an exhibition of photographs. Present at this auspicious event were many of Auckland’s fine-art cognoscenti, academic … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 114

Wednesday has returned, and just in time too, by the looks of it. I can see you sitting, staring at your screen, drowsy with the tedium of daily routine. Snap out of it man! Harden up those art-eries and prepare … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 113

Well, we might as well do something topical for a change. No, I am not going to make any comment on hunting, canned or otherwise; besides, in ten months the world in general will have forgotten the dentist, so we … Continue reading

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