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La Fuente de San Pedro

I saw Maddy grooming her hair by the spring at San Pedro with her dog by her feet and thought she would make a good subject to paint. 71 more words


While exploring Shoreditch recently, I found out a vibrant hub of creativity. Its appeal comes from its gritty, dingy, industrial flavour and the old brick warehouses transformed into trendy, electic independent shops, bars and art galleries. 581 more words


Francesca in a white dress

I like painting Francesca. She makes an elegant model, her mother has an extensive wardrobe, and there are good backdrops in their garden. My previous painting has been much admired so i hope you will like this one. 66 more words

Chillida on Miró, Ordovas, London

Chillida on Miró, Ordovas, 25 Savile Row, London W1, until 26th July

There is still time to see this rather special exhibition that celebrates two of Spain’s most well-known artists who first met in Paris when they and their respective wives (both named Pilar) were staying in the same hotel .  259 more words

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The Art of Spain - Part 2

I recently began a series of posts regaling my recent two week trip to Spain. Beginning in Madrid, I soaked up all the amazing art to behold in the capital city. 471 more words


Breastfeeding in the Prado: Religious, Mythological, and Pagan Roots

Don’t worry! This isn’t some sort of too-much-information personal anecdote… just some observations I made regarding the very frequent and detailed depictions of breastfeeding in the artwork gracing the Prado’s walls. 1,416 more words