Tag: famous artists

Treasure Island

Treasure Island: British Art from Holbein to Hockney   From 05th October 2012 to 20th January 2013 – at the Juan March Foundation, Madrid.   Welcome to British Art!  The exhibition itself is named after the extraordinary novel “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson. It’s a great metaphor conveying to the reader the establishing Britain as an island full of… Read more →

Art around the World

China   Recently is seems that everyone is talking about China and rightly,  so as we are witnessing a once in a decade leadership change. In the last few years China has developed into one of the world´s leading economies’ with and estimated 1,347,350,000 citizens. It is seen no longer a land of oppression but one of prosperity, which is… Read more →

Top 10 worst things an artist could do!

Jump straight in   All artists wants to think they have a natural gift straight away for painting, convinced they are hiding a little Pablo Picasso or Henri Matisse inside. It’s a lovely romantic idea but it’s most probably untrue! Unless you are one of the lucky ones and I hope you are, otherwise you will be in for a… Read more →

Masterpieces from the Pompidou Centre

From the 25th September 2012 to 6th January 2013 – Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall Another thought provoking exhibition that I recently attended in Madrid was the Master pieces from the Pompidou Centre. I highly recommend it. This exhibition is a tribute to art history,  guaranteed to accommodate everyone, from the art historian to the occasional hobby painter; this will… Read more →

Exhibition of Paul Gauguin – voyage to the exotic

From 09 October 2012 to 13 January 2013 – at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid.   A ‘must see’ exhibition!   I recently went to this exhibition in Madrid and found it exceptionally worthwhile and enlightening.  If anyone gets a chance to go, I recommend it. The post-impressionist painter, Paul Gauguin gave creative light to the 19th century with his experimental… Read more →

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