Monthly Archives: May 2014

Joachim Patinir – the early landscape artist.

When I visit local art galleries around my neighbourhood they are packed with landscape works from various local artists.  As it is Wales a few sheep and the odd shepherd are “thrown in” as a prerequisite for Welsh landscape paintings.  … Continue reading

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Marianne North the botanical painter

The artist I want to look at today could, I suppose, be labelled simply as a floral painter but in fact because of her desire for accuracy in floral detail she is often referred to as a botanical painter.  Even … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keefe. Part 4 – New Mexico and later life.

In this final look at the life and works of the American artist Georgia O’Keefe I want to examine her love affair with New Mexico and how it influenced her art.  She had been living in New York during the … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keefe. Part 3 – Floral paintings and sexuality

In my third look at the life and works of the American artist, Georgia O’Keefe, I want to concentrate on the art she is probably most remembered for, her flower paintings. The depiction of flowers in works of art has … Continue reading

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