Edward Burne-Jones

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Tate Britain’s Winter 2018 exhibition brings together paintings, sketches, stained glass and tapestries by Victorian artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. I went to see it last week. Burne-Jones didn’t fit the usual pattern when it came to Victorian artists. He was … Continue reading

Walking Burne-Jones

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It was a clear evening and cold. A full moon illuminated the streets below, the white stucco of Pimlico and the red brick of Chelsea. Red hazard lights twinkled like stationary fireflies around Battersea Power Station, as the commuter trains … Continue reading

To see Ourselves as Others See Us

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The lines from Robert Burns’ poem To a Louse ‘O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see us!’ sprang to mind recently when visiting the British Museum’s FREE display What is Europe, A View From … Continue reading

Nevinson at the British Museum…. Last Chance to See

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One of the British artists who feature in the Tate’s Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One exhibition (see Aftermath) is CRW Nevinson (1889 – 1946). His Paths of Glory is, alongside Gassed by John Singer Sergeant and … Continue reading