http://www.dailyartdaily.com/francisco-goya-paintings-first-modernist/ I finally made it to The Prado this summer and was astonished to discover the 'Black Paintings' of Goya there. Read all about them!
Summer holidays mean schools and universities are quiet little spots where it is usually a hotbed of movement. At the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull, there is a spot full of some beautiful pieces that just exude peace and quiet! Some of my favourite artists are represented here and it was a … Continue reading Gems in a quiet spot
On my visit to Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, I came across a painting that struck a nerve: La Puerta (The Door) by Juan Genovés (1966) A quick search for biographical detail revealed that he was born in Valenica in 1930 and trained at the Valencia art college. He was part … Continue reading Juan Genovés