The Unicorn Tapestries – Allegory Of Christ, Or A Happy Husband?August 10, 2018
The Unicorn Tapestries are a set of medieval tapestries depicting the hunt for a unicorn. They’re probably the most famous tapestries ever, and they’re definitely among the most famous medieval artworks. The Unicorn Tapestries include seven large panels....
King Pedro And Inês de Castro – What Life Took Apart, Death Put Back TogetherAugust 8, 2018
Every country has its legends and fairytales and Portugal is not an exception. One of the most known Portuguese tales is a love story about King Pedro of Portugal and Inês de Castro. Their relationship did not end...
Lee Miller And Surrealism In BritainAugust 7, 2018
In the delightfully quirky Hepworth Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, is a quiet exhibition that packs a whole range of mad surrealism in three galleries. What was particularly exciting about this was the fact that the lead practitioner in...
Bronzed, Beaten And Bleeding: The Boxer At RestAugust 4, 2018
Coming face-to-face with a piece of art you’ve loved for years is a thrilling, exciting and often times overwhelming experience. Such was the case for me on my recent trip to Rome, when I visited the Palazzo Massimo...
Britain At Twilight: John Atkinson Grimshaw’s LandscapesAugust 1, 2018
John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) was a Victorian painter admired for his beautiful evening landscapes. British cities like London, Liverpool, and Leeds were his favorite subjects. Grimshaw’s landscapes are celebrated today, as they were in his own day, for...
Chairs, Neon Lights and Philosophy: The Conceptual Art of Joseph KosuthJuly 28, 2018
Imagine the following situation: it’s a Sunday and you decide to go and visit a museum. A great idea for an afternoon with family, you’d think. So you get dressed and looking very smart you arrive at the...
Monet’s Bordighera Paintings – A Backgroud Story For A Love AffairJuly 21, 2018
Italy had a major movie moment when it was chosen as the scenery for Call Me By Your Name. But Elio and Oliver were not the first ones to go through all the secret places in Bordighera. Monet...
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