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Van Gogh to Amsterdam

I recently visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and was deeply moved by the artist as a person. The museum let us travel through the world of Vincent Van Gogh, telling us about his life. From his family life to his years in a mental asylum, the different stages of his life were depicted…

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Art news 23/11/16

John Minton painting found in shed A major artwork that has not been seen for 60 years has reappeared in a shed . It was kept there because it’s owner could not find a wall large enough to hang it. The painitng, Jamacian Villiage will  be auctioned and is estimated to reach up to £150,000….

Arts, Venue

The persistence of memory

Salvador Dali’s ‘The Persistence of Memory’ (1931), nicknamed “clocks” is one of the most enigmatic surrealist paintings of the twentieth century. Bent out of shape, the clocks are folded over and melting away, appearing surreal and elusive. The distorted clocks symbolize the erratic passage of time and the experience of dreaming. There is always that…

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