Sydney is in for another Summer of Arts with the opening of “The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland” at The Art Gallery of NSW on 24 October. 291 more words
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The four embroidered panels, created between 1895 and 1902, are titled “The Entrance,” “The Stress,” “The Despair,” “The Victory,” respectively. With a careful look at details and chronology, Traquair embroiders both pagan and Christian mythologies, and yet — because of the strange, surrealistic representations of symbols and figures — the combination of panels resists quick looks or readings. 112 more words
This week I went to visit three more museums in Edinburgh: the Scottish National Gallery, the Museum of Edinburgh and the People’s Story Museum.