The anger of Achilles almost brought the Greek war against Troy to a grinding halt. But is Homer’s account fair, or was there more to it?
Looking and sniffing at one of the toughest non-visual theme for paintings. Can any go beyond mere allegory and ev0ke the sensation?
After a brief marriage to actress Ellen Terry, his paintings became symbolist. He claimed to paint ideas rather than objects.
Celebrating the bicentenary of this major and influential British painter and sculptor: a brief biography and selection of his paintings.
There are many important anniversaries to celebrate in paintings this year: here are some tasters.
Taught by Watts, a friend of Rossetti and Frederic, Lord Leighton, his paintings were popular, successful, and well known. Until the early 20th century.