Tag archive for ‘ART’
By bmcsr On Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Are we really drowning in noise? A History of Silence, review

The Orientalist painter Eugène Fromentin adored the silence of the Sahara. “Far from oppressing you,” he wrote to a friend, “it inclines you to light thoughts.” People assume that silence, being an absence More...

By bmcsr On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Claude Monet water lilies piece sells at auction for £32m

A Claude Monet painting of water lilies sold for almost £32m at auction inLondon on Monday, the second highest price ever paid for the artist at auction and confirming the global hunt is still on for “trophy More...