Last time we were in Melbourne we dedicated most of a day to trawling through this amazing gallery.
The spotlight for Ancient Greece stays pretty firmly on the Classical and Hellenistic periods. You don’t hear much about the time before them.
These two cats are recognisably the same kind of cat, with several similar characteristics. I therefore conclude they are the same cat, with different names.
The impressionists are so admired and well-known today that it is hard to believe they were originally rebels. Rebels, true to type, against the entrenched conventionalism of institutions – in […]
Light tends to be an aspect whose relevance varies wildly. In some works it is hugely significant. In others it’s an important supporting element, while in still others you may […]
Fair warning: I’m about to get excited. One of the greatest advantages of my high school was the fact that it offered Art History. Not many schools have the staff […]
Not all works have a setting. This doesn’t, for instance. But many do, and where they are present they are important. Settings in art can be thought of much the […]