Monthly Archives: May 2010

Art quote of the day

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master Leonardo da Vinci

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Stealing the Mona Lisa……

I can almost hear the groans from you – “not the Mona Lisa – don’t want to know” But  the recent theft of five paintings from the Paris Museum of Modern Art (Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Modigliani and Léger) earlier this … Continue reading

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Art quote of the day

You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat. Renoir

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Not all doom and gloom

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About me

I have finally got around to starting a blog to share my thoughts on paintings I like. Although my main area of interest is in Irish art, I am going to talk about paintings (and other visual art) from around … Continue reading

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Broadband coverage – or lack of it

Broadband or lack of it Continue reading

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Art quote of the day

I am really a Grecian at heart.  Heraclitus,  my favourite philosopher,  taught that everything is in a state of flux and that essences are only perceived through that flux Paul Funge

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