In pursuit of Velazquez

Paul Brandford, alerted me to a talk a friend of his was giving at the National Gallery.  He explained that she had written a book about a missing Velazquez portrait of Charles the 1st. So on Friday night we went to … 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

Deeply human- Giorgione Portrait at the RA

For me “Portrait of a Man” by Giorgione has the intensity and psychological engagement of a self portrait. The eyes look directly into our eyes and we feel the man’s presence and something indefinable yet deeply human is communicated. Giorgione … Read More

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