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.
When you’re really busy, you get weary. Things slip past – suddenly it feels like there’s just isn’t time to call that old friend, to send those few emails, to […]
I don’t have anything in particular to say, so I’m going to show you something beautiful instead. You’ve heard of Vesuvius, I’m sure, and how such a great destructive force […]
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 […]
It’s not difficult to get inspired by art found online. Here are some gems I happened across on pinterest this afternoon. They spurred the birth of a new ‘art’ board […]
Some things are classic for a reason. You’re looking at The Dance by Henri Matisse, 1910 – a painting you’ve likely seen a thousand times, as have I, yet it […]