Painting

Art from the Low Countries to the Yarra River

Art from the Low Countries to the Yarra River

January 20, 2012

New books, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

A swag of books relating to the visual arts have appeared on the new book’s shelf this week; from the sublime to the sublime! Van Eyck to Durer : the… Read More ›

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

November 13, 2011

Dance, Music, Painting, Rare Books & Arts:

Spring is most definitely in the air, not to mention the eyes, the nose, the throat, etc., and it’s a season that has been celebrated by many artists over the years; maybe… Read More ›

These are a few more of my favourite things…..

These are a few more of my favourite things…..

August 15, 2011

Comic books, Music, Painting, Rare Books & Arts:

Yet more self-indulgence on my part! All-star Superman written by Grant Morrison ; pencilled by Frank Quitely Some comic book characters come and go, but Superman appears to be eternal and… Read More ›

Distant sparks

Distant sparks

August 9, 2011

Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

This Wednesday 10th August at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia, we will be showing the 2006 documentary In the shadow of the moon, in… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Comic books, Film, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

A Golden Age of Illustration

A Golden Age of Illustration

July 7, 2010

Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

N.C.Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings This beautiful two volume catalogue of the paintings of American artist N.C.Wyeth has just landed on the shelves and proves, if proof were needed, that great… Read More ›

European Masters: Städel Museum

European Masters: Städel Museum

July 1, 2010

Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

The NGV International recently launched the latest of its winter masterpieces exhibitions, European Masters: Städel Museum, 19th–20th Century.  There will  be works from all over Europe  presented, but I think… Read More ›