Berfrois

Constable’s French Rep

Constable’s French Rep

In 1862 both The Hay Wain and The Flood at Saint-Cloud were brought together for the International Exhibition...

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Lital Khaikin: Seas & Sands

Lital Khaikin: Seas & Sands

Arriving by way of the via-not...

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Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Francesco Tenaglia Interviews R.H. Quaytman

Art history is an attempt to predict the past that the future will come from...

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Douglas Penick: Eros

Douglas Penick: Eros

The funeral procession of Love followed by poets is heading towards the temple of Diana...

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John Crutchfield on Elliott Paul Orr

John Crutchfield on Elliott Paul Orr

A friend testifies to the reality of one’s memories. A friend rescues the past from unreality...

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Van Gogh became enthralled by the gnarled, scarred olive trees…

Van Gogh became enthralled by the gnarled, scarred olive trees…

In Vincent van Gogh's fragile condition, the strong, enduring trees with their anguished limbs seemed to echo Christ’s suffering...

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Rodeo Relationship

Rodeo Relationship

In Genesis 21:8, Abraham’s making a great feast. There’s lots of hamburgers. Oh, yeah. And spaghetti...

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Enjoy a Goya

Enjoy a Goya

Goya’s first big opportunity as an artist came in 1772...

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The Chalice Study of Destiny BOB

The Chalice Study of Destiny BOB

What is self-determination in an algorithmic age?

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The insect flew into Van Gogh’s impasto of Olive Grove…

The insect flew into Van Gogh’s impasto of Olive Grove…

Theoretically the insect could have been been trapped in the olive grove or the artist’s studio...

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Douglas Penick: Shang Chlorite

Douglas Penick: Shang Chlorite

This small stone man shows the fathomless silent darkness in our past. He is the wordless night...

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Samuel Jay Keyser on Titian

Samuel Jay Keyser on Titian

When an exhibition is devoted to a theme, its paintings take a backseat, often to the detriment of the paintings...

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Constable’s Cart

Constable’s Cart

Constable’s work depicts a quiet, pastoral scene on the River Stour, which forms part of the border between Essex and Suffolk...

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Sketchy

Sketchy

When it comes to matters of the courtroom, some cases are surely easier to empathise with than others. A sketch artist may have a personal connection to the plight of the accused or accuser...

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Medha Singh: Photography, Function, Fascism

Medha Singh: Photography, Function, Fascism

Was Walter Benjamin correct in suggesting a relationship between art and fascism?

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Douglas Penick on Su Shi and Beeple

Douglas Penick on Su Shi and Beeple

Su Shi’s work speaks beyond time and place and returns us to our shared life, our shared uncertainty, our shared search...

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