"Paintings" Blogs & Blog Posts

Watercolour Artist DiaryWatercolour Artist Diary

Nature in Detail from award winning watercolour artist Tracy Hall. Everythi...

 
Terry's Ink and WatercolorTerry's Ink and Watercolor

Displays the artwork of this northern California artist. His specialty is p...

 
The Art of ArtThe Art of Art

The Fine Art of Fanny and Anthony Christian

 
Fanergy by Fanny ChristianFanergy by Fanny Christian

The Unique Art of Marian Fanny Christian combining ink drawings with nude p...

 
Jason OlivaJason Oliva

An archive blog of International artist Jason Oliva's recent and past ...

 


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There are many layers to great art — sometimes literally.  We are reminded of this fact by researchers at the Art Institute of Chicago's Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts, who have revealed hidden details lurking beneath the Pablo...

John William Waterhouse's painting, Hylas and the Nymphs (1869), was removed from display at the Manchester Art Gallery in northern England. The museum said it banished the painting to “challenge a Victorian fantasy.” From Art News: On t...

After over a decade of austere Cromwellian rule, the restorat­ion of the monarchy in 1660 led to a resurgence of the arts in England. The court of King Charles II ((1630-85) became the centre for the pat­ronage of leading artists and the collecting...

When a new home for the South Kensington Museum (later the Victoria and Albert) was needed, they used the estate rec­ently bought by the Commissioners for the Great Exhib­ition of 1851. The Museum was established in 1852 and funded by the financial...

I have just spent the best part of a week exploring Australia's Northern Territory which has one of the most extensive examples of rock art in this country. There are c5000 sites found so far and another c10,000 still waiting to be found.To me, Kakad...

Art historians often cite rabbinical rulings against all Jewish art in the Middle Ages. But any such restrictions were limited to the geog­raph­­ic community where each ruling was given!! And in any case, they were no longer applicable by the C19t...

The Arts Club was founded in 1863 to provide a haven for people who had professional or non-professional links to the Arts, Literature or Sciences. According to the club’s own home page, a small group of friends including Dickens and Trollope got...