A collection of 18 posts
Unwrapping Egyptian Mummies
I was fascinated by this painting - Examination of a Mummy by Paul Dominique Philippoteaux. I could see a mummy was being unravelled, but who were the beautifully dressed ladies on the left taking a keen interest in the proceedings? Image Credit: Public Domain/ArtMight
Monica Adams - Australian Artist
When looking for coffee on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, I discovered the "Monicaart Gallery" and some inspirational images created by Monica Adams. Meeting an artist in their own environment is always exciting and stimulating and brings the art works alive. Image: monicaart.com.au
Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Dunedin, which was settled by the Scottish in 1848 and named after the old Gaelic name for Edinburgh. In 1865, gold was discovered and with it an influx of, soon to become rich, new settlers from Italy, Ireland, France, Germany and China. The Dunedin Art Gallery.
Margaret Olley - Home and Studio
Margaret Olley lived in Paddington, a converted hat factory and adjoining terrace house. Suffering from ill health in her latter years, she spent a lot of time at home, continuing to paint prolifically, usually from compositions she created there. Credit: my own photo.