Category Archives: History of Art

Bruges (Brugges) Triennale May 5th – September 19th 2018: LIQUID CITY

  As part of a planned trip to ‘Flander’s Fields’, I took some time out to look in on the opening week of the latest Bruges’ event, which gets underway, and I mean ‘gets’ in its most positive sense. There … Continue reading

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Bartholomew Fair Watercolour by Charles Green R.I. (1840 – 1898)

Whilst researching for volume two of the George Wombwell biography, I discovered a November 1949 article in the popular newsapaper The Sphere concerning Charles Green’s depiction of Bartholomew Fair in central London. It referred to its place in a collection … Continue reading

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The Political Protest Photograph as an Artwork

Political photographs in museums and national art galleries are rare beasts. At least they were for many years prior to an exhibition of photographs depicting life in Britain: Who We Are: Photographing Britain at Tate Britain, London during 2007. On … Continue reading

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Art Installation: The Rising Tide

On the south bank of the Thames in central London, Jason deCaires Taylor has created this sculpture. Accessible at low tide, but submersion at high tide is also as spectacular. Here’s some photo I took at the weekend:

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What’s Up? From Welling Riots to Scoping!

Absolutely nothing really, it’s just I haven’t been on here in over a year! Time flies so fast, blink and I missed it! I’ve nearly finished an MA dissertation and that has kept me busy for the last three months, … Continue reading

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New Page Added: Nazi Looted Art – recently added Dorotheum Auction Catalogues 1942 -43

Recent Digitized Dorotheum Art Sales between 1942 – 1943 The tracing of Nazi looted art should now be much easier with the onset of digital technology. Several institutions have collected together some of the data that has been made available … Continue reading

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Another HD Photograph: Spitalfields, London

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Mystras, Byzantian Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece

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Another HD photograph: Chinatown, London

Chinatown, London, England copyright 2006, Canon IXUS400, vivid

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