A Controversial Goddess

Painted by the Spanish painter Velázquez between 1647-51 is one of the most recognisable paintings in art history, The Toilet of Venus. More commonly known as The Rokeby Venus after it was housed… Continue reading

A Golden Kiss

Housed in the museum at the Belvedere Palace in Vienna is the essence of love, passion and beauty contained in one iconic image, The Kiss by Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). The Art Nouveau painting… Continue reading

Photographer of Style

On the first weekend of September I attended the opening day of the latest exhibition to be hosted by the V&A; Horst Photographer of Style, dedicated to the remarkable works of one of the greatest… Continue reading

The Story of Colour

It’s easy to take the availability and accessibility of coloured paints for granted. When we run out of cobalt or chartreuse paint, we simply pay a visit to our favourite art shop and… Continue reading

Pioneering Cubism

The painting Clarinet and Bottle of Rum on a Mantelpiece was produced by Georges Braque during the early stages of Cubism. Certain elements of the piece can be identified as abstract as it… Continue reading

Pop Art Park Lane

As I was strolling through central London at the weekend, iced tea in hand, I passed by an amazing installation right in the middle of Park Lane. Huge animal-shaped sculptures boldly stood outside… Continue reading

Love in the Victoria & Albert Air

Love has struck at the V&A with an exhibition that combines fashion, design and art blended with Romanticism – Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 Spread out over two levels the exhibition charters the story of… Continue reading

The Art Of Fashion

As an Art History graduate I have a true love of art, my other main love is fashion and I have always been fascinated in how the two seemingly opposite themes are actually… Continue reading

A Piece Of Matisse

I have longed to see Matisse’s extraordinary work ever since I was thirteen and received a book on him as a school prize for my art work. I finally fulfilled my childhood ambition… Continue reading

The Enchanting World of Oleg Oprisco Photography

In today’s digital age images can be captured and given perfect lighting with expensive equipment and colours can be altered at the touch of a button with photo editing software and mobile apps.… Continue reading

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