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The Lady of Shalott - John William Waterhouse

Magical and dreamy quality of this painting simply draws you into its world of melancholy, hidden symbols and the inevitable darkness that pervades the atmosphere. 899 more words

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Smoke

find someone who
loves you more, she said.
I was listless.
My fingers trailing
after me- creating art
in the rainwater lingering
on a chain link fence. 210 more words

Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s watercolour version of “Venus Verticordia,” mentioned here a couple of months ago, sold at auction this week.

The painting went for £2,882,500 ( $4,522,931), well above the £1,000,000-1,500,000 pre-sale estimate.  358 more words

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JONNY CATAPAULT THE PLUMBER THE ARTIST’S ALL TRUST & RENE MAGRITTE’S INADEQUATE HOT WATER SUPPLY

“Don’t think much of your Belgian plumbing Rene mate. I mean, didn’t your original plumber realise that you’d end up challenged on the old hot water supply pressure without him having fitted a pump to the system at the outset. 714 more words

John William Waterhouse - The Lady of Shalott (1888, 1894, 1915)

Took a day trip to Exeter this week, to see the exhibition ‘Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic’ at RAMM (the Royal Albert Memorial Museum). 971 more words

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Tales Through Time: Romeo and Juliet

The link between West Side Story, William Shakespeare and The Apprentice’s theme tune, there’s hardly an area of our culture in which the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet hasn’t made an appearance. 775 more words