Bradley Wiggins on his Olympic throne – a reminder of Britain's true history | Jonathan Jones
Jonathan Jones @ MediaGuardian - Newspapers & Magazines - on 2/8/12
This picture hints at something that was missing from Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony: empireThe 2012 Olympics began with a vision of British history. Danny Boyle's romantic panorama started in a pastoral land of shepherds, then showed it torn apart by the rising chimney stacks of the industrial revolution. But out of this pandemonium rose the suffragettes, marching for the vote, and the ...