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Heather Johnson

Art Historian and writer with a love for everything creative. I am especially interested in the connection between art and emotion, as well as being very interested in religious art. UK based.

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    Mormon Art: Painting the Gospel

    By May 2, 2019

    The Church of the Latter Day Saints (also known as the LDS or Mormon Church) was founded by Joseph Smith in the 19th Century and currently has over 12 million members across the world. It has...

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    Remembering Alma Thomas

    By February 15, 2019

    Abstract Expressionism was a movement dominated by male artists. Painters such as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning have held centre stage as the stars of the movement, leaving many female abstract expressionists in...

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    An Unusual Comparison: Amish Quilts and Modern Art

    By January 23, 2019

    Many people would never expect to see an Amish quilt and a painting by an American abstract artist displayed together. However, since the 1970s, visual similarities have been recognised between the two. This has left us...

  • In July 1980, Vincent van Gogh painted one of his best-known artworks, Wheatfield with Crows In July 1980, Vincent van Gogh painted one of his best-known artworks, Wheatfield with Crows

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    Vincent van Gogh’s Last Painting?

    By December 12, 2018

    In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh painted one of his best-known artworks, Wheatfield with Crows. The painting is on display in The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, and has long been thought of as his last painting...

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