Monthly Archives: October 2021

What is Art For? Part 7.2

Contined. Dr Charles Whitehead There seems to be a clear change in body-image with the advent of agriculture. Although there are still dimorphic images – animal/human and male/female – indicating an unstable or non-essential body awareness, there are also many figures that show a naturalistic body articulation and posture that is not seen in previous […]

‘Frans Hals: The Male Portrait’ The Wallace Collection

Frans Hals, The Laughing Cavalier, 1624. (c) The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London. Frans Hals: The Male Portrait 22 September 2021 – 30 January 2022 Already receiving fantastic reviews, The Wallace Collection’s latest exhibition, ‘Frans Hals: The Male Portrait’, brings together portraits by the artist from collections around Europe and America this autumn and […]