Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dr Jekyll and a not so wicked Mr Hyde

Dr Jekyll and a not so wicked Mr Hyde: how a portrait of evil was toned down Robert Louis Stevenson deleted “certain appetites” to make his creation Mr Hyde less sinister, an edited draft of his novella to be displayed…

Jean Cocteau’s Murals in Notre Dame de France, London

Battle to save Cocteau’s hidden legacy from vandals and decay Restorers are working in a little-known French church in central London to save works of art by the celebrated filmmaker Jean Cocteau which are threatened by pollution and “vandalism”. Cocteau,…

EYE, the new film museum

EYE, the new film museum, opens on April 5th with Found Footage: Cinema Exposed. The exhibition and accompanying film program reveals how artists and filmmakers utilize the virtually inexhaustible reservoir of moving images that can be found in film archives,…