In Fine Style

October 14, 2013 - Graham

I was passing the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace and so dropped in to see the exhibition In Fine Style just before it closed. So glad I did – absolutely knocked out by the sumptuous silks and dazzling jewels in the Tudor and Stuart court portraits. They knew how to cut a dash in those days!

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But it made me wonder about the humans inside these costumes, their images frozen in time. What about their emotions, love lives, worries and stresses? The Gallery has tried a novel way to connect them with our contemporary world. Now I’m a Mozart sort of guy so I was a bit suspicious to see the audio-guide includes tracks chosen by XFM Radio DJ Eddy Temple-Morris. Eddy studied Art History at the University Of London and

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has kept a keen interest in the subject over the years. He has chosen 12 tracks, inspired by 12 of the paintings in the exhibition, turning a contemporary musical mirror on the exhibition – reflecting the emotions, insecurities, lusts and melancholy he sees in the portraits. An interesting way to bridge the centuries and works well, I think.

Never thought I’d be quoting Lana Del Rey, but here goes:

‘Blue jeans, white shirt
Walked into the room – you know you made my eyes burn…’

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