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Museum Stories

Devoted To Delacroix – A Revealing Look At His Sketchbooks And Drawings

“Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix”  is a thought-provoking exhibit on many levels. Quietly on...

Howard Schwartz 9 August 2018

Surrealism

Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

In the delightfully quirky Hepworth Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, is a quiet exhibition that packs a whole range of mad surrealism in three...

Wendy Gray 7 August 2018

Museum Stories

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

The current Life in Motion exhibition at Tate Liverpool features a dual display by two equally compelling artists. Captivating studies by Austrian...

Jon Kelly 2 August 2018

Artist Stories

Britain At Twilight: John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Landscapes

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) was a Victorian painter admired for his beautiful evening landscapes. British cities like London, Liverpool, and...

Alexandra Kiely 1 August 2018

Photography

Travel In Time Through Images – Stephen Wilkes’ Photos

Can you imagine seeing your whole day in just one photograph?  In Stephen Wilkes’ photos it’s possible! Photos are related to our past...

Cisem Ozkal 31 July 2018

Review

Heavenly Bodies Spring to Life in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

I am not Catholic. And I am not up on the latest fashions. Yet here I was, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Fifth Avenue with...

Howard Schwartz 30 July 2018

Abstract Expressionism

Lucio Fontana and Venice You Have Never Known

Even if you haven’t been to Venice, you must know it quite well from millions of picturesque or picturesque-ish photos flooding Instagram and...

Magda Michalska 26 July 2018

Masterpiece Stories

El Lissitzky – Beat The Whites With The Red Wedge

Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge (“Клином красным бей белых!” Klinom krasnym bey belykh!) is a 1919 lithographic...

Zuzanna Stańska 22 July 2018

Impressionism

Monet’s Bordighera Paintings – A Backgroud Story For A Love Affair

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...

Helena Pereira 21 July 2018

Sculpture

Not All There – The Enigmatic Sculptures Of Bruno Catalano

Commemorating Marseille’s status as the European Capital of Culture in 2013, Bruno Catalano created 10 life-size, bronze sculptures to be displayed...

Nadine Waldmann 20 July 2018

Women Artists

There Is More To Wales Than Coal-Mining, Rugby And Men

A visit to ‘It’s About Time’ Ceredigion Museum, Wales (running January to April 2018). The visual artist Seren Morgan Jones was...

Candy Bedworth 19 July 2018

Women Artists

Do You Know Blair And Potter? (No, We’re Not Talking About Wizards And Witches)

Save these names: Blair and Potter. It even gives us the impression that we are in a crossover of Harry Potter and the Blair Witch, or in a parallel...

Rute Ferreira 18 July 2018