#PaintingOfTheWeekNo17

“I’ll admit that some paintings are just easier to stare at than others.  You have to be in the right frame of mind to lose yourself in a Rothko or a Mondrian but with Pieter Brueghel the Younger that quite simply is never an issue.” This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek focuses on, some would say, the most significant Netherlandish Renaissance artist!

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#InConversationWith Art UK

Art UK is a cultural education charity. They enable global audiences to learn about the UK’s national art collection. Their website is the showcase for art in every UK public collection and is a collaboration between over 3,200 British institutions! We caught up with Digital Marketing Manager Louise Pavoni in this week’s #InConversationWith

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo16

“I see it stretching away for miles and miles, I feel the heat coming off the burning soil and sand. Notice the rhythm of the trees – the position is no accident.” This week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek focuses on an Australian Impressionist painter; inspired by Phil’s recent trip to the artist in focus’ motherland!

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo13

In anticipation of what is set to be a monumental exhibition of Lucian Freud’s self-portraits at the Royal Academy this autumn we’re focusing this week’s #PaintingOfTheWeek on one of his most famous of works: a 1985 rendering that captures the modernity and complexity of this 20th-century master of portraiture!

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#PaintingOfTheWeekNo6

“This is what one sees time and time again with good and great artists – the ability to say so much with so little (…) Rodin, painter as well as sculptor, was a master. ”

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