Arshile Gorky’s road to Abstract Expressionism

Arshile Gorky’s journey to Abstract Expressionism was both brave and terrible, his work is a genuine attempt to express ideas with deep underlying emotions. He was grappling with new and diverse notions at a time of seismic changes in the … Read More

Bot the Difference

  Here are two almost identical details of Isack van Ostade’s “A Village Fair” 1643 Can you spot any significant differences between them? Look carefully at the dog at the bottom of the painting. What’s he so interested in? The … Read More

Beautiful Delacroix painting overlooked

‘The Good Samaritan’, Eugène Delacroix,1852 Why was this Delacroix painting overlooked? This fabulous little painting was not included in ‘Delacroix and The Rise of Modern Art” exhibition at the National Gallery. There weren’t a large number of Delacroix paintings in … Read More

Creffield paints a moving picture of Bomberg

Dennis Creffield in conversation Kate Aspinall turned out to be a fascinating talk by Creffield about David Bomberg as a teacher, in which, he shared memories and insights of David Bomberg as a tangible person and powerful teacher. Creffield began … Read More

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