Danish Skagen Painters

Where two seas meet in the most northern part of Jutland in Denmark is Skagen, a famous place for painters in the late 19th century. Artists also came from Norway and Sweden to participate in the gatherings at Anna and Michael Ancher’s home and at the Broendom Hotel which was owned by Anna’s family who had a significant influence in […]

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The Joys of the Free Museems in London

And some special exhibitions spring 2016   Staying at the attractive Kensington as a tourist it’s easy to take a bus to Knightsbridge and from there walk to the Victoria & Albert Museum also called the V&A. It’s huge so priorities have to be made or more than one visit is also a possibility. This time I went to see […]

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Manchester Art Gallery

I would recommend a visit to the Art Gallery in Manchester. What made an impression on me was their choice¬†of painting from the Pre-Raphaelite¬†period from the mid 1800. The movement was a reaction against art using the Greek mythology and they wanted to show life as it was as well as using many biblical motives and themes from literature. The […]

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