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Goya’s The Disaster’s of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra), 1810-1820   Between 1810 and 1820, the Spanish painter and print maker Fransisco Goya (1746–1828) produced a series of around 80 etchings he was to call … → October 19, 2015

The tragic artist

125 years ago today, in the rented room in the Auberge Ravoux, Vincent van Gogh died of an infection caused by a …

Worshipping at the Altar

Earlier this month I was in Poland to attend the annual Cepic conference which this year was held in Warsaw. My first …

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

“Gypsy” is one of the great Broadway musicals and has at its centre one of the most horrifying and heartbreaking characters in …