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Jacopo Pontormo’s Portrait of a Man in a Red Cap

October 15, 2016

Before reading Jonathan Jones article I had never heard of Jacopo Pontormo’s or his Portrait of a Man in a Red Cap. Much less the background to the portrait: Florence’s fledgling republic resisting the might of Charles V’s army. Here’s hoping that it can be kept in the UK.


Sean keating: men of the west

February 9, 2015


Jeffry’s House by Emily Mannion and Thomas O’Brien’s

December 6, 2014

Jeffry’s House was Emily Mannion and Thomas O’Brien‘s winning entry to a competition brief set by the Irish Architecture Foundation, which called for proposals that demonstrate how architects can create structures that enhance their natural surroundings.



Bringing art to life…

January 20, 2014

B E A U T Y – dir. Rino Stefano Tagliafierro from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro on Vimeo.

A History of Art in Three Colours

August 1, 2012
300px-NASA-Apollo8-Dec24-Earthrise Amazing series on BBC4 by Dr. James Fox, gave me a new appreciation of Earthrise

Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of art nouveau

April 17, 2012

Brilliant series!

Modern Masters

May 11, 2010

Really enjoying this series, last weeks episode focused on Matisse.


Simon Schama’s Power of art

April 29, 2010

Recently got this on DVD and was blown away by Caravaggio…Here is a compilation on YouTube of some of his work to the music of Boards of Canada.