Superb paintings of lightning storms by Giorgione, Poussin, Delacroix, Constable, Bierstadt, Rousseau, Klimt, Bonnard, and Tom Thomson.
People and the props which they carry can readily show the effects of the wind. Some brilliant examples illustrate this well.
Is it really futile and impossible to try to paint the wind? Here’s a selection of evidence, drawn from landscapes and marines.
It’s too easy to get blasé and careless with electricity. Don’t die in your bath: please follow these basic precautions.
It is easy to forget what mains power does to humans. Here are some reminders about how to stay alive despite electricity.
Was Turner right in his dying words, proclaiming that “The Sun is God”?
From the early years of landscape painting as a genre in its own right, artists have used it to depict the awe-inspiring but fascinating horrors of the sublime.