My favourite Art Deco portraitist - Tamara Lempicka - *Maria Gorska* (1898-1980) was born into a very comfortable Russian family somewhere in the Empire. After her mother and father divorced, her grandmother s...
Thursday, 12 March 2009
Brighton Churches: SAVE report
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Today's blog is an encouragement to all to buy and read the latest SAVE report, out today,
BRIGHTON CHURCHES: The need for action now
text by the late Thomas Cocke, edited by Adam Wilkinson, picture captions by Susan Palmer, design by Olga Gusarova-Tchalenko, and with absolutely stunning photographs by Matthew Andrews.
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Let's hope that some action can be taken, the wealth of beauty and history encapsulated in these buildings is astonishing, and to allow this to decay while churches are closed and made redundant is not to be contemplated.
This beautiful book is a fitting tribute to the life and work of Thomas Cocke, 1949 - 2008, who sadly and tragically died while it was in preparation.