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Seventh Art Blog

DISCOVERING ART… TURNER

May 22, 2021

An impressionistic masterpiece that marks the end of an era. This sublime scene of Lord Nelson’s Temeraire being towed down the Thames to its destruction has been voted a favourite of the nation.

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DISCOVERING ART… CARAVAGGIO

March 16, 2021

“Here was a chance for an artist to depict beauty, horror and drama on a surface level, and the Church’s message at a deeper level.” Phil Grabsky delves into Caravaggio’s shocking painting of the story of Judith beheading Holofernes.

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DISCOVERING ART… DAVID

February 12, 2021

“There is something of Michelangelo about this neo-classical painting. The composition, the detail, the drama, the lighting…” Phil Grabsky unravels the thrilling story of the French Revolution and the assassination of Jean-Paul Marat, against the backdrop of this spectacular painting.

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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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