Goya:The First Modernist?

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!

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Gems in a quiet spot

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

Juan Genovés

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