Is Shakespeare better than Dan Brown? You know the answer; it is ‘yes’. Is Botticelli better than Banksy? We are fairly sure of it, but would acknowledge it possible that someone might sincerely believe Banksy better. Is the Sistine Ceiling, finished by Michelangelo in 1512, better than the Ardabil Carpets, those masterpieces of Islamic art produced in Iran in the mid-16th Century, and now amongst the rarest treasures of the V&A Museum? I believe so, but such a question begins to look rather subjective.


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The Soho Revue is a monthly arts magazine which covers art, culture, food and architecture, with a focus on London's beating heart: Soho and its environs. It is associated with the Revue Gallery, which exhibits the work of promising contemporary artists.