Notes on a web journey

posted on: 07 April 2009


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Guernica - Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso's monochrome painting of the 1937 bombing of the town of Guernica remains one of his more famous works. The tapestry version just unveiled at London's Whitechapel Gallery usually sits at the UN, acting as a powerful visual statement against the horrors of war. But there is much meaning beneath this famous work, writes Picasso expert Gijs van Hensbergen.

Piecing together Guernica


posted on: 22 October 2006

Diego Velazquez

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That Diego de Velazquez is the greatest of painters has never been in doubt. Anyone who has seen Las Meninas, that stupendous vision of the artist at his easel among the children, dogs and courtiers of the Spanish palace, glimmering like a mirror, the size of life and fully as profound, knows it at once. What Velazquez could achieve with the tip of his brush, all the way from literal to philosophical truth, remains astonishing to the mind and eye, even though every one of his marks is laid in plain sight.

Las Meninas - Diego Velazquez

A feast for both mind and eye


posted on: 29 July 2006

Rembrandt, 400 years

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The Stone Bridge - Rembrandt

Rembrandt was born in 1606, four hundred years ago


posted on: 07 July 2006

When Venice shook the world

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On the New York Times: when Venice shook the world

Sunset landscape (1507) - Giorgione The Adoration of the Shepherds(1505~1510) - Giorgione


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