Renegades In Art

September 17, 2017Art History, News, THE ART WORLD

We all love renegades, characters who buck the trend. They, with the benefit of hindsight, propel history forward and break down barriers, offering new ways of thinking, seeing and doing things. Enter two – very different – artists who in the late 19th and early 20th century changed the discourse on visual culture by their … Read More

Crafting Fabrics Through Painting

September 13, 2017Art History, THE ART WORLD

Recently a walk around the Seville Fine Art Museum ( a little known Spanish gem) showed just how ornate and sumptuous fabrics from history were. Real clothing is often lost because their fragility doesn’t stand the passage of history, so paintings from 1400’s onwards are a great realistic documentation of the beauty of fabrics which … Read More