Edward James

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John McEnroe: the fiery American was known during his outstanding career for his confrontations with umpires over contentious line calls . Photograph:  Mike Maloney, Monte Fresco/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

In tennis, few things arouse the crowd more than confrontations, especially those involving players, umpires and line judges. Who can forget Ilie Na(...)

‘Grandma Moorhead’s Aromatic Kitchen’ (detail), by Leonora Carrington

There can’t have been many famous surrealist paintings set in Moate, a town probably more associated with another branch of the arts, country and west(...)

The sale of works given to Dalí’s patron and friend Edward James, is expected to raise up to €2.8 million. Photograph: Christie’s Images. 2016

Salvador Dalí’s lobster telephone and Mae West lips sofa – two of the most famous surrealist objects ever created – are among hundreds of artworks to(...)

'Are you Really Syrious', 1953, oil on panel, 53.5 x 91.5 cm

The surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington died in Mexico in 2011. She was 94, and had led an eventful and productive life, from reluctant d(...)