Tag Archives: painting

Who is the artist?

I’m back from my hols and sorting out my photos so this is a short post with a photo I took last week. The question is simply ‘Which famous artist painted this picture which is called The Meeting?’

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Roy Lichtenstein – Pop Art and a Traditional Education

I’ve mentioned before how the Daily Telegraph tends to over-review art exhibitions. Last Saturday there was a preview of the Ice Age Art exhibition at the British Museum, which I discussed in ‘What is Art?‘ On Tuesday Richard Dorment reviewed … Continue reading

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What Is A Landscape? – Two New Exhibitions In Bolton

Some months ago, I asked What is a Portrait? I only ask the current question because of two exhibitions which have opened recently in Bolton. Where is the line between landscape and abstract art? Is there such a line? The … Continue reading

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Portraits again

Last May, I posted some comments about portraits. I complained that there was a National Portrait Gallery in London, but no National Landscape Gallery or National Still Life Gallery. Mike (from Down at the Dougie) commented: ““Why is there an … Continue reading

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Henri Matisse and Discipline

I’m fairly new to BBC iplayer. This is probably as most of the TV art programmes I watch are on Sky Arts, but there are some interesting arts programmes on BBC, particularly on BBC4. Recently there was a two-parter called … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the North in 2013… Part 1 – Greater Manchester

OK, I mean North of England! Having said that, I have enjoyed a couple of trips to Edinburgh to see exhibitions and was annoyed recently when a discovered a Rembrandt exhibition a week before it finished in Glasgow so didn’t … Continue reading

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Gregg Chadwick

While I was flicking around on Flickr the other day, I discovered a new (to me at least) artist called Gregg Chadwick. Several other bloggers regularly write about other artists but this is one of the first times I felt … Continue reading

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