The Burlington Magazine and the Great War

When Britain entered the First World War on 4th August 1914, joining France and the Russian Empire - the Allies - against the Central Powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary, The Burlington Magazine had been published continuously, and successfully, for eleven years and it had already experienced an eventful history. Luxuriously produced with many photographic reproductions … Continue reading The Burlington Magazine and the Great War

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From exotic genius to precursor of modernity: El Greco in The Burlington Magazine (1903-1920)

In the first two decades of the twentieth century The Burlington Magazine contributed to a definite shift in the criticism of El Greco in Britain: from a biographic, almost novelistic approach into documentary rigour and formal analysis. The first significant mention of El Greco in the Burlington appeared in February 1908 when the aristocratic writer … Continue reading From exotic genius to precursor of modernity: El Greco in The Burlington Magazine (1903-1920)