Painting

Monet, Pisarro, Sisley & Renoir – Creating First Impressions

Monet, Pisarro, Sisley & Renoir – Creating First Impressions

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Claude Monet’s works give a great first impression of the relationship between art and the beauty and romance of a garden sited in the French landscape.

Angelica Kauffman, Self Portrait between Music and Painting

Angelica Kauffmann Artist – A Woman of Influence & Style

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In the eighteenth century women usually painted under assumed male names and often their work was re-signed and copied by unscrupulous collectors and dealers.

Bulgari Art Award – The New Round Room by Michael Zavros

Bulgari Art Award – The New Round Room by Michael Zavros

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Dr Michael Brand, director of the Art Gallery of NSW, has unveiled one of Australia’s significant young realist painters Michael Zavros’ new work, The Round Room. which has entered the Gallery’s collection having won the inaugural Bulgari Art Award. Julie Ann Morrison, managing director, Bulgari Australia, said: ‘It is Bulgari’s…

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Antiques & Art, Culture & Commerce for Breakfast @ Tiffany’s

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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

Artist David Henderson – Deepening the Mystery of Light

Artist David Henderson – Deepening the Mystery of Light

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This spring Brisbane artist David Henderson will hold his 2011 Exhibition in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane. What David offers in the 30+ works on offer is a glimpse of pure joy. They are evocative atmospheric scenes, mostly from the ancient Italian city La Serenissima (The Most Serene Republic) Venice, where with his brush and colour on canvas he constantly explores the elusive qualities of light, seeking to access its ever-deepening mysteries.

Blake’s Mystical Vision

Blake’s Mystical Vision

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William Blake (1757-1827) expressed an ardent belief in the freedom of the imagination through his poetry and striking symbolic paintings. He rejected traditional composition and his ideas of perspective evoked an enigmatic otherworldliness. His poems reflect a uniquely personal mystical vision one in which imagination and reality become one. He…