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Hannah Demaine

An Art History and Humanities student based in Northern Ireland, a wanderer, and

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    • 19th Century

      AE Russell’s Visions of Ireland

      By January 17, 2020

      George William Russell, known as AE, painted the spirits and visions he had seen since childhood. His Irish landscapes are topographically familiar, but juxtaposed with fairyland qualities. Russell’s paintings glow with light and soft colors, which...

    • 19th Century

      An Ode to Autumn with John Everett Millais

      By November 2, 2019

       Autumn weather can be unpredictable. Some days the earth looks cut out of crystal; the sky is a milky blue, and the sunlight is sparkling and golden. Yet the very next morning all might be blanketed...

    • 19th Century

      Open to Influences – Arthur Hacker and his Mary with Many Qualities

      By October 12, 2019

      Arthur Hacker was a painter of the late Victorian era. Painting a spectrum of subjects, everything from society portraiture, classical, religious and mythological works, to scenes of peasant life and landscape. His style is too ambiguous...

    • 20th century

      Painting of the Week: Stanley Spencer, View from Cookham Bridge

      By September 22, 2019

      Stanley Spencer described the village of Cookham, as a ‘village in heaven’. In his unique paintings Spencer often intertwined Cookham with his spiritual visions. Biblical events are re-enacted against the backdrop of the quaint, chocolate box...

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