Ten Great Painters you Should Know 6 : Velasquez
Diego Velasquez [masked] Velasquez is one of the leading painters of the Spanish Golden Age. As court painter and favourite of Philip lV of Spain he became famous for... Learn more
Art: A DETECTIVE STORY 9: Portraits - How and Why do they Lie?
How did Leonardo da Vinci transform the ordinary housewife and mother of two into the icon of mystery which is the Mona Lisa, when other women, more distinguished and... Learn more
Ten Great Painters you Should Know 5: RUBENS
Sir Peter Paul Rubens ( 1577 – 1640), was a Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality. He... Learn more
Easter Story in Art
Celebrate Easter Sunday by looking at some of the greatest paintings illustrating the story of the Passion - last events of Christ’s earthly life: There are many... Learn more
Art: A DETECTIVE STORY 8: What do Dutch Painting Really Tell Us?
Part of the great popularity of 17th century Dutch paintings is due to the fact that they appear so straightforward: a beautiful landscape, an intricate still life, an... Learn more
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