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The Story in Paintings: Nausicaä, boy meets girl and more

The Odyssey is one of the oldest and most influential stories, told in epic poetry, in the West. It tells of the ten years of adventures experienced by the Greek Odysseus (known to the Romans as Ulysses) on his way home after the fall of Troy. 2 783 mots de plus


France Ligue 2 - Valenciennes v Clermont Preview (15/4/16)

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Two recent wins looked to have put Valenciennes safe but they suffered a setback last week at Nimes (0-2). Truth be told, they never had much of a chance there because defender Emmanuel Ntim was sent off after just 2 minutes! 452 mots de plus

Ligue 2

France Ligue 2 - Valenciennes v Evian Preview (1/4/16)

Valenciennes preview

VA picked up a massive 3-0 away win at Laval just before the international break so should be full of confidence heading into this fixture. 593 mots de plus

Ligue 2

Reflections in art: 2 - How to paint perfect reflections on water

In the first and previous article, I pointed out how Turner and Cézanne were unusual in showing discrepancies in the reflections which they painted. 2 429 mots de plus


Book Review: Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Kasper Monrad et al.

« Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg »
Kasper Monrad et al.
Prestel for Statens Museum for Kunst, November 2015
Hardback, 27.7 x 25.2 cm (10.9 x 9.8 in), 238 pp., £40.00/$60.00… 1 287 mots de plus


Trees in the landscape: 3. Corot, the crossroad to modern art

Corot was a central figure in the development of painting in the nineteenth century. He learned the tradition which had originated with Claude Lorraine and Nicolas Poussin, and was augmented by the development of… 2 008 mots de plus