Examines the use of metonymy, synecdoche, and symbols in representative painting prior to ‘Modern Art’ in the twentieth century.
A glimpse into the social history of the condom.
Two late paintings portraying tranquil sunlit scenes of dawn over still water, remarkable in their anticipation of Impressionism.
We are only human, and each of us screws up on occasion. Large multinational corporates also screw up, […]
One of the better-kept secrets of keeping your hands and feet warm, what wristlets are, and why some men wear tights.
The real world performance of S.M.A.R.T. to warn of imminent drive failure is not as impressive as its claims, but here is how to get better use from it.
Forget Guy Fawkes, February now seems the month for having your bonfire.
Two modest and simple landscapes, some of the first painted outdoors or ‘plein air’ using oil paints, which paved the way for Constable, Turner, and the Impressionists.
Visual metaphor is common in advertising. Such images succeed in bringing together two apparently unrelated subjects, using the one to position the product favourably in the mind of the beholder.
There are strange stories, wild and fairly uninformed rumour I suspect, about the Apple Watch. When it ships […]