Kapoor faces dilemma as Versailles sculpture vandalised again

What should Anish Kapoor do? His monumental sculpture, Dirty Corner, installed in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles earlier this year has been vandalised for the second time.

In the past, yellow paint has been thrown over the rusty red 60 metre long, cavernous structure. In these latest attacks, the sculpture and the large rocks around it has been emblazoned with anti-Semitic graffiti.  Continue reading

“History ripped out and discarded” – Fine for the man who ruined ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’ house

A millionaire property developer has been ordered to pay total damages of £300,000 for illegally destroying the interiors of a Grade II listed house.

The 16th century house in Monmouthshire was the inspiration to the popular hymn ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful”. Its composer, Cecil Alexander, was believed to have written the lyrics there. Continue reading