Christine Murray's stories
The City of Richard RogersEXHIBITIONChristine Murray visits Paris for the launch of the Richard Rogers retrospectiveRichard Rogers + Architects, Pompidou Centre, Paris, France, 21 November 2007 to 3 March 2008. www.centrepompidou.fr
Review - exhibition - Moving paintingsSubscription
Christine Murray reviews the Artscape Project’s ‘Openness’ at Sketch Gallery in Mayfair, LondonUntil December 14th, Sketch Gallery, London W1
Centre of the Creative UniverseSubscription
With a little help from Ringo Starr, Liverpool operned its doors as European Capital of Culture on Friday night. Christine Murray, editor of The Critics, was there.
In the papers today: 21.01.08Subscription
Welcome to Blue Monday, officially the most depressing day of the year, says the Daily Mail, when Christmas debts, failed New Year's resolutions and the dreary weather result in the highest number of suicides all year.
Radio - Fresh hellSubscription
What fresh architecture hell is this? Christine Murray reviews GMA radiowww.gma-radio.com
Happy Valentine’s Day to Kate Moss, says north London neighbourhood St John’s Wood, which loves the ‘beefed-up police presence’ that comes with having a supermodel in the area.
Clandestine encounter: the AJ speaks to guerilla restoration group, the UnterguntherVideoSubscription
I’m in Paris, standing in the dark south-east corner of the Panthéon, entranced by the 1850 Wagner clock that presides over a mausoleum, adjacent to the stairs to the crypt. Seized in time, its thin black hands are stopped at ten minutes to twelve.
Who can resist a sexy guerrilla? Not the Telegraph, which dressed up its front page with an activist who scaled the roof of the Commons yesterday in pearls, a tweed skirt and kitten heels.
Lauren Parker, co-curator of the V&A's China Design Now exhibition, talks to the AJ's Christine Murray about the show.
Coventry Cathedral sculptor diesSubscription
Inscription carver and sculptor Ralph Beyer is eulogized in the papers this morning for his innovative and controversial work on Basil Spence’s Coventry Cathedral.