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Jon Kelly

A middle aged upstart with a passion for art history - "art can be a force for good if employed at the correct angle!" Likes Surrealism, jazz and socks.

Stories By Jon Kelly

  • 21st century

    Review: The Colour of Abstraction at Grove Square Galleries

    By December 23, 2020

    The latest exhibition at London’s Grove Square Galleries, The Colour of Abstraction, is a vibrant group presentation of colorful abstract art. Here we meet the work five exciting young international artists which underlines the exhibition’s subtitle...

  • 19th Century

    Trouvelot and his Unique Art of the Cosmos

    By December 20, 2020

    First published in 1881, Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s portfolio of astronomical illustrations is an exceptional collection of majestic 19th-century cosmic art. It was originally produced as a luxury item and sold for 125 USD. Now this unique...

  • 20th century

    Metal, Ink and Dye: New Exhibition of Late Rauschenberg Works

    By December 16, 2020

    A selection of late works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg is the subject of a fascinating new exhibition at London’s Bastian Gallery. Opening on 13th January 2021, the show features a range of Rauschenberg’s innovative metal...

  • 20th century

    Talk about the Passion – Exploring Art at Easter

    By April 10, 2020

    Easter Holy Week and The Crucifixion The final days of Holy Week are traditionally associated with the trial and execution of Jesus, culminating in his entombment in Jerusalem before his miraculous resurrection on Easter Sunday. The...

  • Museums And Exhibitions

    Life In Motion Review: Egon Schiele And Francesca Woodman At Tate Liverpool

    By August 2, 2018

    The current Life in Motion exhibition at Tate Liverpool features a dual display by two equally compelling artists. Captivating studies by Austrian painter Egon Schiele are accompanied by the mesmeric images of American photographer Francesca Woodman....

  • 20th century

    Seven Haunting Town Paintings by Egon Schiele

    By July 2, 2018

    Austrian artist Egon Schiele is best known for his shamelessly erotic and frank representations of the human form. But alongside his startlingly revealing portraits and raw nude studies lie haunting journeys into fragile existence via town paintings and landscapes. His...

  • 20th century

    Pictures On My Wall – The Art Of Polish Film Posters

    By May 29, 2018

    The emergence of the poster as a fresh, creative medium was a timely episode in an unfolding age of consumer expendability. In an era of conveyor belt duplication, the twentieth century became an epoch dominated by advertising...

  • 20th century

    Free as a Bird – Max Ernst, Lop Lop and the Art of Chance

    By May 4, 2018

    The unconscious mind can serve as a revealing personal landscape. Feeding our dreams, shaping our personalities and informing our behaviour; the hidden aspects of the self ultimately determine the waking other. Surrealism was the moment when...

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