Tag: Great Artists

A palette rich with colour: Celebrating Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

Ernst Gombrich famously said in his book ‘The Story of Art’: “There really is no such thing as Art. There are […]

The Day We Almost Lost Da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ Forever!

On the 15th August, 1943, bombing destroyed the great cloister of the Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery, but miraculously spared […]

The Chimera

Mythology often dates back to antiquity. That is where my head is often buried, in a book about ancient Rome […]

The Tale of Pomona and Vertumnus

The Romans worshipped an innumerable number of gods and goddesses. Many of these were first deities of the Etruscans who […]