The Tang Shipwreck – Southeast Asia’s Maritime HeritageJanuary 21, 2020
Discovered near the Belitung Island in Indonesia, the Tang Shipwreck is a momentous archeological discovery of recent times that provides significant evidence of commercial relations between the Far East and the Middle East in the 9th century. The...
Tutankhamun in London: Treasures of the Golden PharaohJanuary 20, 2020
For the first time in decades, the treasures of Tutankhamun – who ruled over Egypt from approximately 1334 – 1325 BCE – are on display in the United Kingdom, and this time at the Saatchi Gallery instead of...
Painting of the Week: Chateau Noir by Paul CézanneJanuary 19, 2020
Today is Paul Cézanne’s birthday (he was born on January 19, 1839), so this Painting of the Week is dedicated to him. It is his landscape Chateau Noir, 1900/1904, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C....
10 Things You Need To Know About Jan Van EyckJanuary 18, 2020
Jan van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges who was born in 1390 and died in 1441. He was one of the innovators of what became known as Early Netherlandish painting, and one of the most...
Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.2 EuropeJanuary 18, 2020
The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors temporarily as of June 29th, 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment will take three years to complete. This gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits...
AE Russell’s Visions of IrelandJanuary 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 often form...
Eleri Mills – A Deep Sense of BelongingJanuary 16, 2020
The colour palette in Wales at the moment is one of muted browns, dour greys and mucky khaki. So what a perfect season to come across the work of Eleri Mills. Mills is one of the most well-regarded...
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