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My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus
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My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

What: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus (also known as Hermes of Praxiteles or Hermes of Olympia) Artist: Praxiteles Type: Sculpture  Year: Fourth century BC Medium: Parian Marble Subject: Hermes holding Dionysus Where: Archaeological Museum of Olympia Why: I like this work for its historical values. I often ask myself: what does any specific artwork tell … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight #71: Nicole Deichmann
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Artist Spotlight #71: Nicole Deichmann

Nicole Deichmann Despite making ceramics for only two years now, Nicole Deichmann’s creates beautiful and functional bowls, plates, and spoons inspired by her many travels. In our latest spotlight, Nicole talks us through her gruelling, yet rewarding ceramic-making process, and the Irish museum that left an impression on her. Q: Hello Nicole! Can you please … Continue reading

My Favourite Artwork: The Garden of Earthly Delights
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My Favourite Artwork: The Garden of Earthly Delights

What: The Garden of Earthly Delights Artist: Hieronymus Bosch Year: Early 1500’s Type: Triptych, painting Medium: Oil on wood Subject: Religion Where: Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain Why: I can’t remember how I first came across Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights but it is an absolute masterpiece of the bizarre. As one glances across its … Continue reading