Botticelli is a painter not of facts, but of ideas, and his pictures are not so much a representation of certain objects as a pattern of forms. Nor is his colouring rich and lifelike, it is subordinated to form, and often rather a tinting than actual colour. In fact, he was interested in the abstract possibilities of his art rather than in the concrete. For example, his compositions, as has just been said, are a pattern of forms, his figures do not...
Before he took up the badge, London copper Damien was a fierce soccer hooligan who lived for the fight. Now, with London in the midst of chaos, Damien has to decide whether to side with his old crew or protect his city from the rioters burning the town to the ground. Thrilling and explosive, Riot asks the question: Where does your loyalty lie?