“On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me: a partridge in a pear tree!” Well, here’s a partridge in a fifteenth-century painting. Merry Christmas!
Tag Archives: art in London
Old, New, and Wonderful: Greenwich
Something old, something new, and something wonderful to enjoy next time you find yourself in Greenwich! An ancient cemetery, plaque hunting, and stunning Baroque paintings.
Old, New, and Wonderful: Spitalfields
Finding something old, something new, and something wonderful in this fantastic corner of East London.
Think of it as basically a mini self-guided tour, plus ideas for where to eat, which you can enjoy next time you’re in the area!
A Little Bit More Lockdown Art
This is Part Two of my jaunt through the Royal Academy, bringing you some beautiful art and its relation to the general lockdown experience.
The Lockdown through Painting
Some of the best pieces from the Royal Academy which, I think, sum up the Lockdown experience.
Many of us are stuck at home and all the galleries are closed, so I decided to bring the gallery to you!
Harrington and Hogarth: (Street) Art in London
Comparing the 18th and 21st centuries, William Hogarth and Conor Harrington, the collision of the galleries and the streets of London.
Fanakapan and Claesz: (Street) Art in London
Another comparison between two seemingly polar opposite worlds! Fanakapan and his hyper realistic balloons to be compared to… *drum roll please*…
No, don’t know him? Well, all that’s about to change. He was part of the still life wave which took off in the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century.
ROA and Stubbs: (Street) Art in London
London has an incredible collection of art galleries, and more recently, street art has been moving our galleries outdoors. Street art and “High” art seem like two completely different worlds, but not as much separates them as we think.