Artist of the Term: Van Gogh

I want to touch people with my art.  I want them to say ‘he feels deeply, he feels tenderly’.

— Vincent Van Gogh

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American Modernism

The latest exhibition to come to our local museum, the Ashmolean, is ‘America’s Cool Modernism’.

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Artist of the Term: Michelangelo

Every child should leave school with at least a couple of hundred pictures by great masters hanging permanently in the halls of his imagination . . . 

— Charlotte Mason

Last term our ‘artist of the term’ was the magnificent Michelangelo di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564).  This was a treat, if a little brief for such an artistic giant – sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

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