Ovid’s Heroides – Artist Interpretations

This holiday I am looking at three texts: Homer’s The Odyssey, Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad and Ovid’s Heroides.  The reason? Interpretation. Every time we read or view a piece of writing, poetry or artwork, we interpret. It is what makes us human in many ways.  The first two books are old friends, especially Homer but … Continue reading Ovid’s Heroides – Artist Interpretations

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Contemporary art since 1980

​The latest module on my art history course asked to consider the various factors that have shaped the practice of art since 1980. This is a particularly interesting topic for someone growing up during that time. The political and social aspect of our society has, naturally, forged a link with art and artists through the … Continue reading Contemporary art since 1980

Where do we go next?

I've so enjoyed musing on the things I have seen, discovered, heard and explored over the past year or so, but the time has come to do something practical with all this knowledge. So, I've just started an online diploma in Art History with The Art Institute :-O I know what you're thinking? IS SHE … Continue reading Where do we go next?