Category: Tom Flynn

Rodin and the Parthenon Marbles

tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2018/05/rodin-and-parthenon-marbles_15.html The news wires have been buzzing over the past eighteen months as pressure mounts on the world’s so-called ‘universal museums’ to return objects acquired during the colonial era. Even French president Emanuel Macron has stepped into the fray, vowing to…

tomflynn: The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern

The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2013/10/the-parthenon-marbles-european-concern_16.html Tom Flynn Paper delivered by Tom Flynn at the Round Table at the European Parliament  in Brussels on 15 October 2013 Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, distinguished members of the European Parliament. Let me…

tomflynn: Fancy a game of cards? The stake is 250 million

Fancy a game of cards? The stake is $250 million http://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2012/02/fancy-game-of-cards-stake-is-250.html Februray 11, 2012 Cézanne’s Card Players — an acknowledged masterpiece of post-Impressionist painting (left) — has demolished all previous art market records by selling to the Qatari royal family…