Peter Howson

If you take a look at the word cloud on the front page of the blog, it will instantly tell you about the art I have a real desire for.  One of the larger tags is for war art. However, the link will take you to mainly first world war and a little of the … Continue reading Peter Howson

Let’s hear it for the girls 9: Hilda Jillard

Thanks to Trent Art for tweeting this amazing oil - The Massacre of the Innocents Held at Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, there is no detail on when this was painted. The second line of writing says 'How terrible are the Disasters of War' and the clothing of the victims and their murderers would seem … Continue reading Let’s hear it for the girls 9: Hilda Jillard

Banning artworks such as Hylas and the Nymphs is a long, slippery slope | Letters | Art and design | The Guardian

Banning artworks such as Hylas and the nymphs is a long slippery slope Here are the reader responses to the removal of Waterhouse's Hylas and the Nymphs by Manchester Art Gallery. In case you missed the story: Manchester art gallery removes Waterhouse naked nymphs painting to prompt conversation Why have mildly erotic nymphs been removed … Continue reading Banning artworks such as Hylas and the Nymphs is a long, slippery slope | Letters | Art and design | The Guardian