Nick muses on Sorolla …

In the Royal Academy Exhibition of Painting the Modern Garden – Monet to Matisse, there was a picture that caught everyone’s breath.  It was by Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla, who was at the height of his career as Picasso was bursting onto the Parisian scene. ...



What to watch: Picks for Summer 2014 by AHA alum. Catriona Grant

Art Everywhere Art Everywhere has launched again after its huge success last year. Billboards across the country are being filled with posters of artworks from our national collections. Over 38,000 public votes produced the shortlist of 25 works which will be found across 30,000...


Have a go at Sensing Spaces at the RA, by AHA alum Annie Gregoire

  When you hear the word ‘architecture’, your mind probably conjures images of the shapes of buildings, their facades, interiors, materials and ornament. But hopefully it will also lead you to consider feelings, to think about light, scent, texture, comfort, space, and everything else...


Visions of Paris: Helena Roy reviews Daumier at the Royal Academy

Today we have become so used to the unadulterated mocking of politicians, that direct insults and impersonations are unabashed and abundant. What we find less and less is fantastical caricature and unreal analogy. Daumier’s notorious political satire – currently on display at the Royal...