Already looking forward to a new year of art and exhibitions: Bonnard, the last of Anni Albers at the Tate, Dior at the V&A and this Harold Gilman show that moves from the Djangoly gallery to Pallant House. Look at that colour, pattern and texture.
Photos of the Djangoly hanging by @simonmartin_art, who runs the Pallant House Gallery.
Another in the series of angry cat portraits, this one by Marguerite Gerard.
Now that Christmas is over…
Herbert Stadham (1936)
When it’s bright around this time of year there’s a clarity to the light that doesn’t appear at any other point in the year. The hopefulness of these Constable sketches captures that same feeling exactly. Photo by @acuratorabroad
The Reichsgrafin von Fries, circa 1770 by Alexander Roslin
Francois Ancelot painted by his wife Virginie in 1819, having the perfect post-Christmas rest in my opinion. As are these ladies
(Comtesse de Blot, Madame d’Egmont and Madame de Brionne by Louis Carmontelle), and this young man
(Young boy reading by Octavian Smigelschi)
Dora Carrington, 1924. Part of the current exhibition of 50 works by 50 women artists currently on show thanks to Liss Lwellyn
Lady Elizabeth Kitson, George Gower (Tate Britain), 1573. Image via the always-intriguing @artgarments Instagram feed.
for St Nicholas’ day, a detail of a painting by Marianne Loir from this year’s Masterpiece.
as painted by Monika Polak. The centenarian is presented as a natural phenomenon, a force of nature, a being beyond the human.