Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Underneath the Undressed Exhibition at the V&A

Okay so for the last 6 months I have been a bit busy and heading to exhibitions have really not been a priority in my life, however I now find myself in a position where I am attempting to get … Continue reading

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Bonne Année – from Paris with love NYE 2015/16

Firstly thank you very much for all of you who have stopped by and read my ramblings this year I hope that I have not bored you too much, as its very much appreciated. As 2015 came to an end … Continue reading

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Review of the McQueen retrospective at the V&A: Savage Beauty

How fast have 5 years gone? Mental illness and suicide are both subjects very close to my heart and a theme I have returned to some of my earlier posts on Sylvia Plath and Vincent Van Gogh. I have also … Continue reading

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John Singer Sargent at the National Portrait Gallery London

I have to say my preference for art really lies in the Italian Renaissance and a few 19th Century French artists and the wonderful Turner and Constable. However I am am always open to seeing and new and beautiful things. For … Continue reading

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Ruben’s and His legacy Van Dyck to Cezanne

I have a love of the old masters most usually within the Italian renaissance however it is through my research of restoration I discovered and fell in love with Peter Paul Rubens most notably his work at Banqueting house on … Continue reading

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All that Glitters at the British Museum: Beyond El Darado

A week into 2014 and a trip to the British Museum restores tranquillity. One of the current exhibitions is Beyond El Dorado. For those of you of a certain age when we hear El Dorado we think of the dodgy … Continue reading

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In My End Is My Beginning – The National Museum of Scotland’s Exhibition on Mary Queen of Scots

For those of use who have studied history, we have come across many spellbinding and interesting characters who have left there mark on both the national and international historical stage; but there are a few of these characters who get … Continue reading

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