Tags » Gainsborough

A Weird Feeling

I have a few announcements for you before I begin today’s post. The first is that the wonderful and very gifted author Elizabeth Guizzetti reviewed  747 more words


British art of the 18th & 19th centuries

Discover the art of Gainsborough, Constable, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelite artists - Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones. Learn how the artists used colour, perspective and symbolism to convey meaning in their paintings. 26 more words

Adult Education

Blackpaint 453 - Making Colour, Orwell and Kafka, Rolf Harris

Making Colour, National Gallery

Exhibition of works taken from the permanent collection – nothing new here – illustrating various points about, unsurprisingly, the history of colour use in art.   683 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

A photographers canal-related perspective of (mainly) Manchester

This is unashamedly a purely pictorial post, of Barry’s 2014 Manchester experience …

Castlefield Basin and Beetham Tower

We like Manchester – can you tell?

Barry's Stunning Images

Holbein to Hockney… and beyond

A look at painting in Britain, from its origins, reliant on foreign imports, to helping make Britain one of the world’s great cultural and artistic centres.  63 more words


#39 - Keys

Apologies for the long time no post. This next one is a nice macro shot of a set of keys.


Bec :)