Art

Getting a mythological leg-over: Visual metaphor in Renaissance art.

American Gothic comes to the Waitakeres

Should Architecture honour the Landscape?

J M W Turner’s The Fighting Temeraire

Vouet: The fortuneteller, what goes around, comes around

Simon Vouet: Allegorical paintings and the depiction of women.

Simon Vouet: portraits of self and others

Ways of looking at a painting (ii)

Eternal triangles: Mars and Venus surprised by Vulcan

Sex, male power and the Judgement of Paris.

Ways of looking at a painting (i)

Winslow Homer and the American Maritime Epic

Bums, tits and Philistines

Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks: the journey of the Woman in Red

“All the world’s a stage”: Edward Hopper’s Theatre of painting

Hopper’s Yachts

Hopper’s Yachts (ii)

Line and structure in Edward Hopper’s Yachts

Sunlight and structure: Hopper’s Sun Watchers

Edward Hopper’s Travellers

Edward Hopper: Trains and boats and cars

Edward Hopper – “Lighthouse at Two Lights”

Edward Hopper: Urban Spaces, Interior Landscapes

Hopper’s Sunlight Paintings: Ideal Forms and Shadows

Edward Hopper: Shapes and Landscapes

Edward Hopper: the Sunlight pictures (i)

Edward Hopper’s search for ideal forms

Edward Hopper: travellers going nowhere

Hopper’s travellers (ii)

Sex and power: the sexual predator in art

Reviews of Bendigo Art Gallery Exhibition Genius and Ambition

Betty Churcher’s wonderful Australian Notebooks

Margaret Olley: the interior artist

Goya: The Dog (and the Horse)

The naked and the nude: Tintoretto’s Susanna and the Elders

Susannah: from biblical heroine to pop pornstar

The moral ambiguity of Alessandro Allori’s Susanna and the Elders

Sex and power: the sexual predator in art

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino): Raising of Lazarus

Two war paintings by Arthur Streeton

Cartier-Bresson: Self-portrait and compositional descant

Cartier-Bresson and the ferryman of the Rhine

Cartier-Bresson: photographic composition and structure (i)

Henri Cartier–Bresson and the art of juxtaposition

Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photos of children (i)

Sex, male power and the Judgement of Paris.

Was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) a paedophile, a pornographer, or both ?

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