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Fine Art explained: The Ghent Altarpiece

The Ghent Altarpiece by Hubert and Jan Van Eyck is a piece that has been hailed as a masterpiece and marked the beginnings of Early Netherlandish art, that is, art from The Netherlands during the 15th and 16th century. Though extremely beautiful, it is a very complex religious work that, even for me as an […]

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Masters of the Everyday

Queen’s Gallery: Until 24th July Dutch artists thrived in their depictions of the everyday, encompassing in their work both the breadth of sociability and commercial life, and the serenity of domestic tasks. Masters of the Everyday provides a fascinating testament of this very ideal, displaying not only a stunning collection of globally revered artwork, but […]