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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.

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Sean keating: men of the west

February 9, 2015

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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.

http://www.dezeen.com/2014/08/07/jeffrys-house-emily-mannion-thomas-obrien-thatched-roof-seaside-folly-donegal-ireland/

 

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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

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lcz2s

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.

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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.