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Seventh Art Blog

DISCOVERING ART… VERMEER

January 3, 2021

“Look again at the painting – there is so much carefully rendered detail.”
Phil Grabsky talks about the exquisite detail and hidden symbolism in Vermeer’s painting…

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DISCOVERING ART… THE ART OF LEBANON

October 2, 2020

“At first glance, the art of Lebanon looks bright, centred, challenging, modern.”
In this episode of Discover Art, Phil Grabsky asks what role can art play in the aftermath of disaster?

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DISCOVERING ART… RAPHAEL

August 28, 2020

In this episode of Discovering Art, Phil Grabsky investigates a Raphael ‘Madonna and child’ best known for two seemingly inconspicuous cherubs.

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DISCOVERING ART… CHASE

August 14, 2020

In this episode, Phil Grabsky contemplates American impressionism, COVID-19 and long days at the beach…

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DISCOVERING ART… MONET

June 18, 2020

“The flowers themselves are extraordinary – you feel their fragility, at the mercy of any passing breeze, and yet they are no more than daubs of paint on a flat canvas. It’s magic of sorts…”

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DISCOVERING ART… HOLBEIN

June 4, 2020

“His chin is determined, while his lips are soft yet firm, perhaps even sensual but with a hint of hardness.”

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