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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 […]

Renegades In Art

Renegades In Art

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 […]

Crafting Fabrics Through Painting

Crafting Fabrics Through Painting

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 […]