The Queen, magic islands and Will Self on why the rich are ruining London
Robert Campin. Porträt einer Frau. Um 1430-1435, Holz, 40 × 27 cm. London, National Gallery. Pendantporträt, vgl. Porträt ihres Gatten, ebenfalls London. Niederlande. Altniederländische Malerei. KO 00102
Jamaican / West Indian women recruits for the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1943 (women's branch of the Army in the UK). Afro-Caribbeans are the descendants of West Africans shipped in the slave trade to the West Indies (to English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies founded from the 16th century). Since World War II many Afro-Caribbeans have migrated to North America and to Europe, especially to the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands.
Women Singing II, De Kooning, 1966. Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist. De Kooning painted in a style that came to be referred as Abstract Expressionism or Action painting.