An exploration of nature, especially the transcultural symbol ‘the tree of life’ motif, is an objective of the latest exhibition to go on show of the much acclaimed artist Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox. It will be held in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane commencing on April 17th 2012. The…
Napoleon – destiny power and passion – the legend comes alive in the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Exhibition 2012 at the NGV (National Gallery Victoria). The show Napoleon: Revolution to Empire is sure to engage all observers, who will more than likely be completely overwhelmed at the magnificence and quality of the over 500 art works and objet d’art featured.
Louis XVI’s Queen Marie Antoinette and Louis XV’s consort Madame du Barry lived at a time of society scandal and political turmoil, paying the wages of beauty
Vale New York photographer Bill Cunningham, rest in peace knowing you left a significant legacy, proving that you were a living national treasure of your time
A previously ‘un-identified’ sitter in 1st Empire style dress could turn out to be Désirée Clary, former fiancée of Napoleon and later Queen Desidera of Sweden
One of the most enduring programs on television for 30+ years is about antiques and art. For BBC London the Antiques Roadshow is a jewel in its media crown
There are some in our society who are blessed with great creative gifts. Imagination is surely one, however it is one thing to have the ability to form images and ideas in the mind, especially of things never seen or never experienced directly, but quite another to connect those to the totality of real things in the world in order to convey knowledge or influence our perception of them.
An exhibition at the National Gallery of London until February 5, 2012 concentrates on work produced during the period of his life spent in Milan when Ludovico Sforza sponsored him (1482 – 1499).
On our You Tube Channel you will find our mini-documentaries, which provide an insight into the evolution of art, design, music, fashion and style.
Riveting reading, considered DVD watching and beautiful music listening are all great can-do activities for the festive holiday season, as are long walks each day. This is the time of year we all need to recharge not only our body batteries, but also refresh our mind, spirit and soul.
Raphael’s Cartoons for tapestries for the Sistine Chapel were transported to Brussels to Pietr Van Aelst’s studio in Brussels where they were used by weavers.
The Lethbridge Gallery at Paddington in Brisbane has proved very popular as a home for artist Brett Lethbridge’s newest paintings, and to also provide a space in which other artists and art lovers can share the creative world by holding exhibitions and teaching others through offering artists workshops.
Seven hill towns became the city of Rome when the valley floor was drained to provide a collective future by building the Cloacae Maxima, the great Roman sewer
Whoever you were if you were born within the boundaries of the Roman Empire you had the right to hold the highest office in the State. Under Augustus the concept of an eternal Rome emerged, revealing its link to the legendary past and its promise of a new era.
Artist Marcel Desbiens student of nature, who records the minute details of a petal from a flower on Exhibition, Lethbridge Gallery at Brisbane November 12-27
The decorative arts were never considered secondary by Augustus Welby Pugin. As an architect he might design the structure of a house, church or institution, but he conceived of the building, its fittings and furnishings as a ‘complete work of art.’
Ten thousand thundering typhoons. At last, Tintin is coming to the screen. Blistering Barnacles, adventure has a new name. And it starts with A for Art.