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In the shadows of WWII: Civilian stories in Britian and Spain

The arrival of modern warfare at the turn of the 20th century, which saw two catastrophic World Wars and the rise of Fascism, left artists wondering how to respond. 2,389 more words


Alongside the Darro, Granada

The last of  my latest series of watercolours of Granada in Summer. This narrow, cobbled street runs from the Plaza Nueva alongside the river Darro beneath the old Moorish quarter, the Albaicin. 102 more words

Women and the Avant-garde: Maruja Mallo's "Verbenas" (Carnivals)

Lately I’ve been returning to the art and literature of the Spanish Avant-garde – the time period that sparked my interest in studying Spanish literary, art, and cultural history more in depth (roughly 1917-1930s). 2,133 more words


El Siglo de Oro (Berlin)

El Siglo de Oro. The Age of Velázquez

Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

01 July 2016 to 30 October 2016

This summer in Berlin, a major exhibition showcasing 17th century Spanish painting and sculpture in all its fascinating variety goes on show outside of Spain for the first time. 128 more words


Reflecting on interdiscplinarity in Eyetracking and Spanish Art

During Museums and the Web 2013 I attended a session about Capturing Visitors’ Gazes: Three Eye Tracking Studies in Museums it was a great session which focused on the lessons learnt from three different eye-tracking studies conducted at the I… 819 more words

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The Square in Summer

Plaza Bib Rambla. I have painted this lovely square in the centre of Granada several times. At the heart of the “Christian” part of the city it is surrounded by beautiful 19th Century buildings and overlooked by the great Cathedral nearby. 123 more words

Sacromonte and the Alhambra, Granada

Painted from the Sacromonte hill looking across to the Alhambra and down towards the modern city with the hills behind. Usually artists paint the Alhambra from the Albaicin so they can capture the backdrop of the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada. 151 more words