7 January 2015

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Goya: The Portraits At The National Gallery In October 2015

The National Gallery will present ‘Goya: The Portraits’ The exhibition will be the first ever to focus on the portraits by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, considered Spain’s leading artist in the late eighteenth century and one of the most psychologically revealing painters of all time. The show is set to be a highlight of […]

28 November 2014

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Maggi Hambling Returns To The National Gallery With Walls Of Water

The National Gallery presents Maggi Hambling, with a new series of dramatic paintings, Hambling was the first National Gallery Artist in Residence from 1980 to 1981, the artist has established a reputation over the last four decades as one of Britain’s most significant and controversial painters and sculptors. This autumn she returns to exhibit in […]

2 May 2014

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Bricks, Mortar and Paint – Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting

artseer.wordpress.com by Alison Black Saint Jerome had a pleasant working environment.  A well-lit, spacious L-shaped desk with generous storage space, beautiful views of the coastline, a (sleeping) pet lion and even a pair of slippers to hand.  His bench looks hard though, and is it a bit low?  This is Venetian artist, Vicenzo Catena’s Jerome, […]