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Philippa Joseph

Capital in the north portico to the Courtyard of the Myrtles in the Comares Palace of the Alhambra.

A comprehensive study of the Alhambra cuts through centuries of myth to give us a sense of the vibrant spectacle that greeted its original residents and diplomatic visitors.

The so-called Temple of Concordia at Agrigento (c.440 BC) and Igor Mitoraj's Fallen Icarus (2011)

In 1787 Goethe wrote: ‘Sicily … will for me be an indestructible treasure for my whole life’. The British Museum’s new exhibition endeavours to make claim to those riches.

Delftware stacking tulip vase

How Britain became a nation of budding gardeners.