Month: April 2018

Spotlight: Churchill and The Importance Of Painting

Spotlight: Churchill and The Importance Of Painting

A recent documentary about Churchill’s love of painting by Andrew Marr was sympathetic, personal and extremely insightful. It tackled the sensitive issues of Churchill’s private life, and health issues including later-life strokes and painting, from which both Churchill and Marr suffered, as well as the […]

Spotlight: Toulouse-Lautrec’s ‘At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance’

Spotlight: Toulouse-Lautrec’s ‘At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance’

Arguably the king of dynamic dance representation, Toulouse-Lautrec was a troubled outcast who ‘sang’ through his energetic colourful brushstrokes and embraced all that was eccentric in early 20th Century Paris. Much to our luck, we now enjoy¬†these vignettes of high-low social interaction in his canvases […]