Category Archives: Art Articles

Caravaggio and Chiaroscuro: An Insight

London Fine Art Studios | Ribera The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew

Today I set off with my mother and daughter Florence to see the Caravaggio exhibition at the National Gallery. Unfortunately this time it was the exhibitions last week so my New Year’s Resolution’s is to see the exhibitions before their last weekend, perhaps in their first week! That would be a good thing so that […]

Ann’s Out & About – The Ashmolean

Van Dyck. Portrait Study of a man with a Beard and Ruff. Oil on canvas

This morning I got up early to set off on my first artistic and cultural adventure of 2017, accompanied by my daughters. We left Broccoli behind as, although she loves our arty escapades, Museums are less welcoming to furry friends. We drove to Oxford, with Rene Aubrey playing in the background. Driving through the city, […]

Mall Galleries visits LFAS

Last Wednesday Elli Koumousi, Head of Education and Cultural Strategy for the Mall Galleries joined us to explain a little about their history and initiatives to support artists in their professional development. A great talk and resounding message: “don’t be shy – apply, apply, apply!” With this in mind a handful of lucky artists were given free […]

Classical skills that go hand-in-hand

This week started with, amongst other things, a conversation on the news about media bartering. A grosso modo it referenced the way in which large organisations are cutting marketing costs through in-kind exchange. Swapping goods and services for promotional opportunity or something similar is hardly a new concept, and it is certainly prevalent amongst many […]

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