Woman with Parasol – Claude Monet

I think I would have quite liked to have been a lady of leisure, walking through beautiful gardens in the afternoon sunlight, it certainly beats staring at a computer screen for a rather large percentage of my week. It’s times like this that show my feminism gene is probably lacking some what, so please no [...]

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The Mew Stone at the Entrance of Plymouth Sound – Turner

Today I take a little break from the post impressionist artist, and give a little dedication to my dad, who on Saturday completely surprised me by discussing the work of Turner with me. This is the man who, when I wax lyrical on art, he says he just sees the painting, so you can imagine, [...]

Tropic integration within a single tree community – Raoul Deleo

Tucked away on the second floor of the Rotterdam natural history museum, is an art exhibit by Raoul Deleo. This seems like a really odd place to have this type of display, as it's neither natural or truly historical, but none the less, this is an amazing world created by wondrous mind. 'During the last [...]

Couple aux têtes pleines de nuages – Salvador Dali

I don't usually open with someone else's words, but Dali's "Couple with their heads full of clouds", really brings to mind the poetry of Percy Shelley for me, so here is the first stanza for you to enjoy while looking at this beautiful piece of surrealism. "I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From [...]

Le modèle rouge III – Rene Magritte

I consider myself to be amazingly lucky, as when I'm not working, I get to run around all over the world seeing artworks. Right now I am in Rotterdam, and visited the delightful Boijmans art museum. This is really close to Rotterdam central and for anyone who is a keen art lover should visit this [...]