Tag Archives: Johannes Vermeer

Snippets From The Torygraph

There were a couple of art items in yesterday’s Daily Torygraph. In the Obits section (my sister is worried because I look at the obituaries and thinks I need to ‘get a life’) there was a piece about the death … Continue reading

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A Message to Bridgeman Education from the Rijksmuseum

Regular readers know that I’m currently doing a drawing course with the Open College of the Arts. A few months ago, I wasted an afternoon (yes, even someone who spends far too much time on Facebook and Twitter can understand the concept … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s Daughter And Other Huff Posts

Kestrelart is very concerned about my reading the Mail. (If you don’t follow Kestrelart, he does some gorgeous drawings of birds – I think there’s a clue in the name, somewhere! – such as these.) I did reassure him that I … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum Reopening Reviewed

This morning’s Daily Telegraph dedicated no less than thirty pages to the death of Mrs Milk Snatcher. (I saw a photo on Facebook yesterday of Thatcher with Jimmy Savile. One comment was ‘A sick bastard who preyed on the weak … Continue reading

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FBI to Discuss Developments in ’90 Mass. Art Heist – Reblog from Time

When we were on holiday in Boston a few years ago, I was looking forward to ticking off the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Vermeer in my I Spy Vermeer book. Fortunately, I found out about the heist before we got … Continue reading

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100 (or 20 of them, at least) for 2013

Today’s Seven in the Sunday Telegraph had “2013 – The 100 Things You Should Know”, a nine-page preview of the arts in 2013. It included theatre, TV, music, dance and so on, but I’m extracting the visual arts exhibitions. (As … Continue reading

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Why go to exhibitions?

Having reblogged three posts by other people, it is time to add a post of my own which has been prompted by today’s artdaily.org newsletter. It reported that an exhibition is about to start at the Museum of Fine Arts, … Continue reading

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