Monthly Archives: February 2016

Visit – Derby Blackfriars

The Friary is a pub and hotel located on the former remains  a former Dominican priory situated in Friargate in Derby.  I only discovered the history through visiting the pub prior to visiting Pickford’s House and as it turns out … Continue reading

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Research point: Humanism

Part of my research for this part of the course is concerning Humanism and it took me a little time to fully understand the concept – the simple definition is of a movement that was concerned with human interest and … Continue reading

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Visit to Town or Country House – Pickford’s House

For the visit in this section of the course you could choose to visit a town or country house with a view to looking for evidence in how art was used as a way of life. We are lucky here … Continue reading

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Exercise: Study some mythological subject – notes

In the section on the Italian Renaissance there is an exercise whereby you choose 2 or 3 paintings based on mythological subjects but done by two different artists – an exercise that is easier in principle than it actually is. … Continue reading

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Hieronymous Bosch – news articles

On 11th and 12th February news articles appeared both on television and on the BBC as well as in the Daily Mail regarding the fact that all the paintings of Heironymous Bosch were to be exhibited together in his home … Continue reading

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