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Modern Prints

I thought today, we would visit two artists. Printmakers. One sadly not with us any more but the second still plying their trade. We will begin with #TomMackenzie (1947-2018). A Scottish artist who lived and worked in #Portree on the … Continue reading

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Russian and Eastern European Art

As I have stated before, I often buy pieces because I like them. That should be a main reason for anyone buying art. This being said, we will look at a number of pieces from #Russia and Eastern Europe. I … Continue reading

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Norwegian Art

Today, we visit a country not truly known as being a centre of the arts. Norwegian art is mostly grouped together with the other Scandinavian countries under the name Nordic Art. For most of Norways artistic history, it has been … Continue reading

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William Brassey Hole artist

This week I purchased a four volume set of books entitled ‘The Poetry of Robert Burns’. There is nothing overly special about the set and I have several other books regarding Burns’ poetry. The thing that these volumes had which … Continue reading

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Joseph Farquharson Artist

You may not recognise the artist’s name but you will recognise the art which #JosephFarquharson has created.  Joseph Farquharson (1847-1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in country and winter scenes.  Many of these scenic paintings were turned into Christmas … Continue reading

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Art Through a Life

Today, I want to talk about a man who worked in various artistic fields during his life.  A pioneer in some aspects – a man willing to explore his different talents and this after being trained as a boot-maker by … Continue reading

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Art around the Globe

This week has brought me into contact with a couple of pieces of art which come from locations which are on my list of places to visit.  I begin in the wonderful city of St Petersburg at one of the … Continue reading

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