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Resurrection / Auferstehung / Anastasis

Spent the last couple of days working on the metaphor of standing in Dostoevsky’s novel The Idiot. A copy of Hans of Holbein’s painting of the dead Christ hanging in Rogozhin’s apartment  is key to my thinking, raising questions of death and resurrection, of horizontality and verticality in discussions between several characters of the novel. 412 more words

Top 3 Favourite Portraits

The portrait genre is not usually seen the most visually inventive or imaginative of genres. Indeed, the subjects themselves were often more important than the artist in question, even if some names and faces only survive to us through their painted form. 550 more words

Favourite Things

Enigmatic signs and messages in a portrait of Richard III....

Everyone knows about Leslau and his theories concerning the Hans Holbein portrait of Sir Thomas More and his family. In Leslau’s opinion, the portrait reveals much about the fates of the “Princes in the Tower”. 509 more words

Richard III

The paperwork for a work of art

At the Barber I’ve been working with two projects. I’ve been helping the Learning & Access team out, as I wrote about earlier, but I’ve also been working on the database and the files for the artworks. 196 more words

University Of Birmingham

The Structure of my Academic Essay: "Portraits as Living Archives"

Introduction (Say what I’m going to say) 

What I’m going to say in this article, and why

Main Body (Say it)
Sugimoto’s work:


Background (Why he did this work: the extension of Diorama series ) 176 more words

英國留學記事/Life In The UK

The art of drawing revealed

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. Salvador Dali

This upcoming exhibition from London’s National Portrait Gallery, The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt – immediately caught my eye.   759 more words