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From the Archive: Lines from Worship to Despair

This piece, published in The Melbourne Review in 2013, reviewed the Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibition Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain.   Lines from Worship to Despair Coming on the heels of 2012’s masterpieces from Madrid’s … Continue reading

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Mixed Emotions

Mixed emotions as the suitcases are packed; it’s time to head back to Australia. The last two months, apart from being entirely rainless, have been hectic with research and writing activity. Of special interest has been uncovering the stories of … Continue reading

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Francisco de Zurburán

Yesterday marked the 350th anniversary of the death of Francisco Zurbarán, a monumental Spanish artist of the XVII century whose work, nevertheless, has often suffered by falling in the shadow cast by his more flamboyant contemporary, Diego Velázquez. Zurbarán, St. Hugo … Continue reading

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