Category: Art & architecture

painting, sculpture

What is art?

For while we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance” [Wilde, May 23rd, 1885] Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Homecoming Marine Oil on canvas, 1945 46 x 42 inches…

The square sail

Less than perfect attention to my history lessons and the same at Jorvik Museum meant that my concept of Viking ships was Leif Erikson, skulls, horns and boats which were pointy at both ends, plus they had colourful square sails.…

Father forgive them …

… for they know not what they do. A Polish a/c called @basedpoland ran this above the pic below: Here we have the wonderful Fountain of #Monteoliveto, a late-Baroque fountain completed in 1699 by the architect Cosimo Fanzago. The complex…