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:  https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk 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 https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk 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

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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