Category Archives: Art

“Beauty is in The Eye of The Gazer.” ― Charlotte Brontë

Gertrude Stein once said, “I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.” Certainly that is the case with today’s subject, Charlotte Brontë.  There’s a good reason for this. We know from personal letters that … Continue reading

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Pegeen Guggenheim…No, Not Peggy

Day 298 of Colourisation Project – March 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. With a surname like Guggenheim it stands to reason that you are going to be involved … Continue reading

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Norman Lindsay ~ Uninhibited Bohemian

Day 291 of Colourisation Project – February 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 22 February in 1879, in Creswick, Victoria, and best known for his risqué … Continue reading

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Albert Tucker – An Angry Penguin

Day 236 of Colourisation Project – December 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Melbourne this day, 29 December 1914, Albert Lee Tucker was one of Australia’s most … Continue reading

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Wassily Kandinsky – Father of the Abstract

Day 223 of Colourisation Project – December 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It is hard to believe that Wassily Kandinsky born this day, 16 December 1866 only started … Continue reading

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Camille Claudel – Thwarted Genius

Day 215 of Colourisation Project – December 8 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 8 December 1864, Camille Claudel was a French sculptor of significant talent. She … Continue reading

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Indefatigable Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Day 210 of Colourisation Project – December 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. One of the leading exponents of the French Impressionist movement of the second half of the … Continue reading

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