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Menin Road painting

Paul Nash in Oxfordshire

At the moment there is an exhibition of Paul Nash’s work on at Tate Britain. While the Cubists and Fauves were making a name for themselves, Nash started on another route deeply embedded in the English style of painting. His… [Read more]

GF Watts Gallery

  An interesting trip to a village close to Guildford takes you to the Watts Gallery, studios, house, and Chapel. George Frederick Watts was a Victorian painter of considerable fame in his life time. As a successful portrait artist there… [Read more]

Grids in art

What an amazing find the illustration shows. It is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection. Artists, architects and craftsman have been using grids for a very long time. The illustrated work dates back to 7000 BC. Grids are… [Read more]