Is next (Chinese New) year the Year of the Sheep or Goat?
English – and possibly other languages – get quite weird when it comes to place names. Each seems to become an idiom on its own.
Just as we are practised and skilled at reading beyond the literality of words, we need tools to see beyond pictures. This is the start of a journey to acquire those tools, and achieve visual literacy.
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Instead of depicting her as an erotic nude in a scene of lust and voyeurism, Rembrandt reveals Bathsheba’s inner conflict, and transforms the technique of painting.
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In his later years, Poussin turned more to landscape painting. This is one of his most sublime and pure landscapes, idealised rather than representing any view of the real world, and one of the greatest landscape paintings.
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Can anyone explain to me how some paths in England and Wales ended up as designated footpaths, and […]