An acclaimed exhibit ending a four-month run in New York City has given art lovers the chance to explore a single theme, Christ as the Man of Sorrows, and the Venetian artistic tradition that gave it full flowering.
The Real Van Gogh: the Artist and his Letters exhibition at the Royal Academy features some 65 paintings, 40 drawings and letters, says Jo Siedlecka. It also offers a wealth of new insights into the life of this great artist.
A cruciform tree, a radiating Cain eyed by a simmering Abel, and a doveish floating vision: these are just a few of the images you will see as part of the vital but little-known Methodist Art Collection, says Simon Barrow.
In a recent lecture given at the Royal Academy of Arts, reports Simon Barrow, the Archbishop of Canterbury explored aspects of how icons are examples of the way in which in which divine energy is present in material reality.
The renowned war artist John Keane has produced a series of eleven new paintings for a challenging new exhibition, Children in Conflict, which is due to open at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on 24 November 2007.