The Parthenon of Books

‘The Parthenon of Books’ by the Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin, documenta 14 exhibition,

The Parthenon of Books in the German city of Kassel is the work of Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, who constructed this replica of the Athens monument using 100,000 once-banned books. This art installation, on the site of 1930s book burnings in the city of Kassel, is intended as a symbol of free speech.

Read the Guardian article here

Kenneth Cranham on Joe Orton: the charming mischief-maker 

Kenneth Cranham was a teenager when Joe Orton cast him in a radio play and the pair became close friends. Fifty years after the great playwright’s murder, he remembers a flat full of cream cakes, 400 performances of Loot and the whitest T-shirt he ever saw

Source: Kenneth Cranham on Joe Orton: the charming mischief-maker | Stage | The Guardian

V&A · Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains

The first international retrospective of one of the world’s most iconic and influential bands. Presented by the V&A, Pink Floyd and Iconic Entertainment Studios.

If you are a fan (and I am) this is pretty spectacular if just for the music. Actually I found it a bit depressing having “been there” when all this was going on originally. “The grass was greener, the light was brighter…” etc

Source: V&A · Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains