Posts about art

The Descent of Christ Into Limbo

What is it they say? “I don’t know what art I like; but I know it when I see it.” I was captivated by this golden, glowing painting in the Santa Croce church of Florence when we visited in 2011. I don’t know whether it was the depth of detail in the painting, the tremendously […]

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The Water Tower, Cardiff Bay

Sadly, the water was turned off when I visited and so the reflective surface wasn’t, well, wet. Looked cool anyway. Best known from the Doctor Who and Torchwood t.v. programmes by BBC Wales.

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Mountain Postcards

I saw a few trestles outside a book store in Zurich a couple of weeks ago, and a quick peruse lead me to the book Die Bergpostkarten by German artist Emil Nolde.

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