ART & TRAVEL
**** A feature I loved writing, published in The New European - 17 May, 2023
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On carousel Quinten Massys ,An Old Woman (The Ugly Duchess, c.1513 (image copyright National Gallery, London)
Italia! magazine - August/September 2023 issue
A feature on the Italian painter born in Venice, Edmondo Bacci (1913-78). He was a friend of the American heiress and art collector Peggy Guggenheim who recognised his extraordinary talent. The exhibition 'Edmondo Bacci: Energy and Light' was on show at the Guggenheim, Venice until 18 September. Truly fabulous (and Venice too!)
On carousel: Avvenimento #247, 1956 (detail) by Edmondo Bacci, image copyright The Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Italy. And b/w photograph -Peggy Guggenheim with Edmondo Bacci - Image copyright The Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Italy
Artists & Illustrators - June issue
'Picasso: His Legacy 50 Years On', pp.42-48.
It is 50 years since Pablo Picasso died in France. Musée Picasso in Paris has an exhibition Picasso Celebration: the collection in a new light! curated under the direction of Sir Paul Smith, the British designer. Until 27 August 2023
On carousel:: installation view of 'Picasso Celebration: the collection in a new light'
Image copyright Celebration Picasso - Voyez-Vous (Vinciane Lebrun) -3332
Art & Travel feature about visiting locations in Brabant : Zundert, Etten-Leur, Nuenen, Den Bosch associated with Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) where he lived for half his life. Such a fabulous province: Read on to find out more.
On carousel: Zundert - church where Van Gogh's pastor father preached. In foreground a contemporary sculpture celebrating the lives of brothers Vincent and Theo van Gogh, both born in Zundert, Brabant, the Netherlands.
On carousel: Van Gogh wall panel at Etten-Leur, Brabant where Vincent van Gogh's family lived.
'The mysteries of a study in satire' published in The New European - online Wednesday 17 May - in print on 18 May 2023.
Read it here: The mysteries of a study in satire - The New European
Article relates to ' The Ugly Duchess' exhibition at the National Gallery, London.
On carousel:'The Old Woman' (The Ugly Duchess), painted about 1513, Quinten Massys. Image copyright Ntional Gallery, London
ART & TRAVEL
Van Gogh in Auvers: His Final Months. Published online - 10 May 2023 - in The Arbuturian. The feature relates to a major exhibition just opening at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, part of its 50-years celebrations - 'Van Gogh in Auvers: His Final Months', focuses on the last two months of the painter's life in Auvers sur Oise, north of Paris, where he created 74 paintings in 70 days, and many considered to be his masterpieces.
On carousel : Church at Auvers, 1890,( detail) Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) image copyright Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
On carousel: photograph of the Church at Auvers sur Oise, taken on 30 March 2023, Vincent van Gogh's birthday (170th), photo copyright Rosalind Ormiston
Online review 'Halima Cassell: From the Earth', Watts Gallery, Compton, near Guildford, Surrey, in The Arbuturian, 10 April 2023
On carousel: Installation view of Halima cassell From the Earth' at the Watts Gallery. photo Rosalind Ormiston
Artists & Illustrators (May issue) - two features:
1) 'After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art' pp.42-47
(National Gallery exhibition, until 13 August 2023) ;
2) 'The mystical worlds of Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian' pp.54-59.
(Tate Modern, opens 20 April, 2023)
On carrousel:: details of opening double pages of 'After Impressionism' ; and Hilma af Klint and Piet Mondrian
In print and online - in The New European newspaper
'Jacobus Vrel: Searching for the father of Vermeer', published 13 April 2023
Jacobus Vrel, A Seated Woman Looking at a Child through a Window, after 1656
Image copyright Fondation Custodia, Frits Lugt Collection
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