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

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Lowry and Chaplin

Just saw this Lowry on Manchester Art Gallery's FB page: Their caption reads: The subject of this painting is the laying of a foundation stone of a new school. Although it was supposed to be a dignified, serious occasion, Lowry found the ceremony pompous and its participants comic. The man laying the foundation stone was … Continue reading Lowry and Chaplin

First trip of the year: Part One- Flat Stanley

Made a journey to Manchester Art Gallery to see Stanley Spencer: Heaven in Hell and also The Sensory War. At The Tate, I now always go to the 1910 gallery as my favourite paintings are on display there.  Spencer's Resurrection, Cookham is fascinating to see as there is always something new to spot and the … Continue reading First trip of the year: Part One- Flat Stanley