European Art

  • by Richard Pulford
    Art and pestilence - Part I, The Black Death

    Art has had a close relationship with disease and death over the centuries. This blog looks at that relationship and in the first of three parts considers the Black Death, and the masterful painting by Pieter Brueghel the Elder - The Triumph of Death

  • by Richard Pulford
    Willow Tree, 2008
    Willow Tree, 2008

    He's arguably the most successful living artist in the North with a painting career entering its seventh decade. What is it that makes Geoffrey Key so good?