Here is a quick summary of the more commonly-encountered cases of nouns and pronouns, for readers of Gaston […]
Month: February 2015
This serene and startingly colourful nocturne took painting from the heights of Impressionism towards several radical movements of the twentieth century.
An insightful and entertaining account of the many languages of Europe. Strongly recommended.
The one thing that sticks in my craw almost every time I browse amazon.co.uk is how dumb its recommendations are.
This Impressionist essay on light, colour, and tranquillity features vivacious brush work; in taking art into everyday family life, it heralds art for all.
Security, like terror and debt, is a concept that can generate nightmares, or deep indifference, depending on your level of paranoia and anxiety.
Enough is a common enough word in the English language that we never stop to think how strange it is.
A simply golden landscape at sunset, by the central figure in Impressionism and father of Post-Impressionism.
Is modernism different with respect to its use of visual tropes such as metonymy? The answer leads us to conclusions about the reliance of language and painting on metaphor and metonymy.
I hate the word ‘cute’, but these newly-born lambs really are, complete with their black boots.