Looking at Art

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About the third week in May every year there begins a five-day mob scene at the Sloane Square Tube Station in London. The Chelsea Flower Show has begun. Like the Henley Regatta, Wimbledon and Ascot, the Chelsea Flower Show has been taken over by corporate sponsors and their guests. But some individuals do manage to scrape tickets and these divide into roughly two types: Mrs. Love and Mr. Expert. The former stands for long minutes in front of an individual bloom in a trance-like state of awe and wonder. The…read more