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Vettriano's Singing Butler in rare exhibition

Whether you manage to catch this rare showing of Jack Vettriano's Singing Butler or not, be sure to investigate this Fife-born artist. The West Sands feature prominently in his work--The Singing Butler is the most renowned example!

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"(Diego) Ordaz' s next exploit was to climb the volcano Popocatépetl and he was able from that height to observe and, later, describe the beautiful site of Mexico/Tenochtitlan on its lake. It was the first mountain ascended in the Americas. The Spaniards, therefore, knew which route to take to the Mexican capital. Understandably, ordaz took a volcano as his coat of arms. He lost a finger in the fighting 'on the bridges' in 1520."--- Hugh Thomas : THE AGE OF GOLD.Book I Luke 12:31

©German photographer Thomas Kellner has been producing large-scale works that piece together monuments, palaces, museums and landmarks in a signature style that he has been perfecting for years.