Posts by Golden Squared

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    Giorgio Morandi, Still Life (1954) - one of our favourite paintings
    Giorgio Morandi, Still Life (1954) - one of our favourite paintings

    Since the lockdown first took hold in the UK at the end of March, we’ve seen a huge online shift in all areas of the art industry. From online salesrooms to virtual museum tours, the digital world has offered new and different ways to keep the public engaged with art, of which Art UK’s latest tool is another example. 

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    Happy Birthday Art History Link-Up

    As the darkness of the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we are looking for positives to glean from each day. So, today (27 April 2020), we would like to wish Art History Link-Up a Happy Birthday (sung twice whilst washing our hands, obvs), as the charity celebrates four years of providing free Art History A-Level and EPQ courses to state-supported students. 

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    Creativity from Confinement

    Most of us are still acclimatising to the strange new world of self-isolation, but for many artists it’s all in a day’s work. The idea of a reclusive painting genius might seem a stereotype, and yet it’s true that most artists thrive on a state of solitude, their imaginations stimulated by solo reflection. As Monet said, ‘My work is always better when I am alone.’

     

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    London Art Week 2017 round-up

    It’s been a hot week in the London art world, both literally and figuratively. London Art Week 2017 coincided with one of the hottest Junes on record and kicked off with an al fresco breakfast at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall. This was a TEFAF event, held on the 29th June in partnership with Invaluable and London Art Week, to celebrate the opening of London Art Week.