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British School, 19th century, Lord William and the Ghost of his Nephew

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J.M.W. Turner, Slave Ship, 1840

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Thomas Cooper Gotch Alleluia exhibited 1896, Tate Gallery

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Julia Margaret Cameron

My favorite photographer. Victorian era, Englishwoman, who did not begin as an artist until age 48. 

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Barbara Hepworth– drawings are so textured, marks a sculptor.

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Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), British sculptor, artist, draughtsman

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Saatchi shock artist and photographer Richard Billingham

I’m going to assume people may not like this post, but when I visited the Saatchi Young British Artists (YBA) exhibit in Brooklyn years ago, Richard Billingham’s photos really caught my attention more than most of the art. See more … Continue reading

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Julia Margaret Cameron’s child subjects

This is another post on the Pre-Raphaelite British photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron. Her subject Annie Philpot is very intriguing so I tried to find out more. (See more below) Annie was Margaret’s first successful picture. (She received her first camera … Continue reading

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Julia Margaret Cameron, Pre-Raphaelite Photographer

Julia Margaret Cameron was a British Pre-Raphaelite photographer, daughter of Colonial officer in India, who circulated amongst British literary society and made many brilliant portraits of them. Beatrice Cenci (1866), a study for a photographic series devoted to Cenci by … Continue reading

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When Art Is Evil

Marcus Harvey, Myra In the United States, when this portrait of Myra Hindley was shown, it made little stir. (See below) That’s because she is lesser known in the US than in England, where she helped Ian Brady murder several … Continue reading

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