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Painting with Light

Currently on view at Tate Britain is the exhibition Painting with Light Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age. This exhibition explores the relationship of works from the Pre-Raphaelites onward and their relationship to early photography. 29 more words


Wikipedia Poem, No. 258

or fall into the talk abroad
that corrupts the few poetic souls
who still sing in macbeth’s blood

or uncleave our township & turn toward… 136 more words


The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi - Mark Hodder Review

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Current Review:

Burton and Swinburne #4. Yay, at last. One I haven’t read before comes onto my shelf. I was quite sad that it took me a little while longer to get into this book than it had into its predecessors, however when I did I began to enjoy it just as much. 175 more words


Exhibition at Tate Art Gallery: Painting With Light

We went to see this exhibition recently. Painting with light explored the relationship between painting and photography, and was a thought-provoking exhibition. Purists still tend to be critical of painters who use photographs, and yet at the time, artists saw great merit in the use of the camera… 401 more words



I love the Pre-Raphaelites. The brotherhood got me into the whole world of art at the age of thirteen, I actually started my – dare I say it – obsession by watching the BBC production of Desperate Romantics, a dramatised version of the real life Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood. 383 more words

Hidden treasures in the archive

Recently I seem to have had a lot of sneak previews of things I find exciting. Last week, I visited the Art & Design archives at Birmingham City University (where I work). 568 more words


Painting with Light

The latest Tate Britain exhibition has been a little quiet: no one I know has been, no reviews that I’ve spotted but it’s got the Pre Raphaelites, so what’s not to like? 348 more words