Ludlow Castle in Shropshire – My Painting of the Month for March

Traditional landscape paintings have been missing from my blog posts for a while so I thought I might correct this by highlighting this delightful study of Ludlow Castle by Samuel Scott from around 1750. Scott (1702-1772) was a British landscape artist based in London. He is most well known for his waterscapes of the sea…

More about the Bayeux Tapestry – some other replicas 

The Bayeux Tapestry, as some of my followers will know, often attracts my attention. This great relic of the romanesque period will always be in the forefront of comment as it is such a valuable contemporary record of the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings. The original social media with just a sprinkling…

Installation Art from Donna Huanca at the Arnolfini in Bristol.  

Installation art has never been my favourite genre but being an eclectic site I should address the shortfall of entries. Earlier in the week we went to the Arnolfini in Bristol and this work by Donna Huanca was on the ground floor.  The Tate definition of Installation art is “used to describe large-scale, mixed-media constructions,…