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Beyond Caravaggio at the National Gallery

Michelangelo Merisi Da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was the Alexander McQueen of late C16 Italy. He emerged suddenly on the art scene in Rome, had enormous and immediate impact, burnt out and was dead before he was 40. 627 more words


HIP festival, Hull, 2016

The Hull International Photography Festival runs from 1st-30th October 2016. I visited the HIP Photography Festival in Hull on the 18th of October 2016.
This review expresses the  purely personal views of the author. 1,086 more words

Peter Barton

Abstract Expressionism @ Royal Academy

After a busy summer of travelling around Asia, I am back for a few days, before heading off to Salamanca to study Spanish for a couple of months. 1,006 more words


Prick Photography

William Eggleston: Portraits (National Portrait Gallery, 21 July-23 October 2016) 1,088 more words


Last chance to see Blackrock in The Forest of Dean

Note: This review is a personal one. I write to commission professionally, I write here, on my blog, because I enjoy the freedom of voice it offers me. 839 more words


Exhibition Review: Fire! Fire!

If you’ve been in London at all this summer it can’t have escaped your notice that there is a big anniversary this year, being celebrated throughout the capital. 731 more words

Painting Exposed

Painting with Light (11 May-24 September 2016, Tate Britain)

I am bringing two pieces of baggage to this show.

Firstly a sense that a few London galleries seem to be finding excuses to show the ever popular Preraphs — compare the National Gallery Painters’ Paintings and the V&A’s Botticelli. 1,177 more words