Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

astragal You've been . . .

Agreat deal of talk at the riba concerning the future of the presidential portraits, a fine collection of men with whiskers, which adorn various walls at No 66. They represent a potted history of architecture as well as the institute, and include some decent artists (Patrick Heron's Michael Manser, for instance). Alas, the idea that somewhere lurking is a forgotten masterpiece which will make the institute a fortune seem unfounded. The last valuation of the collection suggested that ...

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account