BRITISH FOLK ART

BRITISH FOLK ART

‘British Folk Art’ at Compton Verney • 27 September ∼ 14 December 2014 I love so-called ‘folk art’ – that created by untrained, non-professional artists – without always being sure entirely why. Possibly because I have a bit of a...
REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS

REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS

New exhibition: ‘Rembrandt: The Late Works’ at the National Gallery London, 15 October 2014 – 18 January 2015 I’m a huge fan of Rembrandt and can’t wait to see the show entitled Rembrandt: The Late Works at the National Gallery. I think his...
BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2012

BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2012

Review: ‘BP portrait award 2012’ at the National Portrait Gallery • 21 June – 23 September 2012 There weren’t too many stand-out portraits for me at the BP Award at the National Portrait Gallery this year and as usual it seemed that in an...
THOMAS LAWRENCE

THOMAS LAWRENCE

Review: ‘Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power And Brilliance’ At The National Portrait Gallery • 21 October 2010 ∼ 23 January 2011 Thomas Lawrence, born in Bristol in 1769, was in his time an artistic superstar. And yet most people visiting this new exhibition...
BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2010

BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2010

Review: ‘Bp Portrait Award 2010’ At The National Portrait Gallery • 24 June ∼ 19 September 2010 • Figurative painting isn’t fashionable in modern art and portrait painting even less, so it wasn’t a big surprise that most of the papers...
THE INDIAN PORTRAIT 1580-1860

THE INDIAN PORTRAIT 1580-1860

Review: ‘The Indian Portrait: 1580 – 1860’ At The National Portrait Gallery • 11 March ∼ 20 June 2010 This is an absolute little gem of an exhibition, on at the National Portrait Gallery, and what’s more, it is free. It covers the development...

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