Monthly Archives: March 2015

Reflection on Part 1

I think the way to start this is to mention that I never expected to enjoy it quite as much as I have – every section even though new was like opening a door to a whole new world of … Continue reading

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Assignment study – Diego Velazquez – The Rokeby Venus

STUDY OF DIEGO VELAZQUEZ – THE ROKEBY VENUS Image courtesy of: Amendments suggested by tutor after feedback highlighted in italics.   POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS Velazquez was born in Seville in 1599 which at the time was a … Continue reading

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Assignment study – Georges Seurat – The Bathers of Asnieres

STUDY OF BATHERS AT ASNIERES BY GEORGES SEURAT Image courtesy of Tutor notes regarding feedback are at the end of this blog. POLITICAL, ECONOMIC OR SOCIAL France had been through a time of great upheaval by 1884 and was in … Continue reading

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Research exercise: Religious paintings

Looking at religious paintings I have decided to do two as my analogies as early on looking through the National Gallery I found two contrasting works by two very different artists. The first by Matteo di Giovanni is a painting … Continue reading

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Welcome to my History of Art blog for Open College of the Arts and I am taking this course as part of my Textiles BA Hons Degree. My name is Jane M Murdock and I have a long held love … Continue reading

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