Blockbuster by Sweet

Sweet are a British glam rock band that reached worldwide fame in the 1970s. Originally called Sweetshop

Bacchus and Ariadne

A glass of ruby wine, a god in love His woman that they left alone to die Upon an island, abandoned by man

James Collinson

Artist: James Collinson Born: 9 May 1825, Mansfield, England English Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Died: 24 January 1881, London, UK

William Morris

Artist: William Morris Born: 24 March 1834, Essex, England Nationality: English Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Died: 3 October 1896, Middlesex, UK

America: A Horse with No Name

America is a rock band formed in London in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek and Gerry Beckley. All three sons of US Air Force personnel met when their parents were stationed in London and began performing live.

Edward Burne-Jones

Artist: Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet Born: 28 August 1833, Birmingham, UK Nationality: English Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Died: 17 June 1898, London, UK

White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane was a rock band from San Francisco, California formed in 1965. They are one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock and defined the San Francisco Sound and was the first Bay Area group to achieve commercial success internationally.


Artist: Leon Spilliaert Born: 28 July 1881, Ostend, Belgium Nationality: Belgian Movement: Symbolism Died: 23 November 1946, Brussels, Belgium

Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love

Led Zeppelin is an English rock band formed in 1968 in London. The line-up consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, John Paul Jones on bass and keyboards and drummer John Bonham.

The Doors: Riders on the Storm

Taking their name from Aldous Huxley’s book ‘The Doors of Perception’, the Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965. Unique for their time, they are among the most controversial and influential bands of the 1960s

Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Title: Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow Date: 1866 Movement: Romanticism Artist: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Dutch 1836 – 1912 Laurens Alma Tadema, better known as Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, was one of the most highly renowned Romantic artists of the late 19thC. He changed the spelling of his name to the more English Lawrence while making his … Continue reading Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Watched by Hannah Hoch

Title: Watched Date: 1925 Style: Dada Artist: Hannah Hoch German 1889 – 1978 Anna Therese Johanne Hoch is best known for her work of the Weimar period. She was one of the originators of Photomontage, a type of collage of actual photographs. Key themes in her work were androgyny, political discourse and shifting gender roles. … Continue reading Watched by Hannah Hoch

Electric Light Orchestra: Don’t Bring Me Down The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) formed in Birmingham, UK in 1970. The fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical orchestration and futuristic iconography characterised their music. In their first 14 years, they sold over 50 million records worldwide and collected numerous awards. ELO still holds the record for the most Billboard Hot 100 top 40 … Continue reading Electric Light Orchestra: Don’t Bring Me Down

Spring in the Country

Title: Spring in the Country Date: 1941 Movement: Regionalism Artist: Grant Wood American 1891 – 1942 Grant DeVoison Wood was best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest. He enrolled in the Handicraft Guild (now a prominent artist collective) in 1910. Between 1922 and 1928 Wood travelled to Europe to study impressionism and … Continue reading Spring in the Country

Before a Thunderstorm

Title: Before a Thunderstorm Date: 1868 Movement: Realism Artist: Fyodor Vasilyev Russian 1850 – 1873 Fyodor Vasilyev Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev was a landscape artist who introduced a lyrical style to Russian art. He was considered an illegitimate child even though his parents married when was four years old. He had to earn a living from … Continue reading Before a Thunderstorm

Girl with Sailboat

Title: Girl with Sailboat Date: 1899 Movement: Impressionism Artist: Edmund Charles Tarbell American 1862 – 1938 Edmund Charles Tarbell Edmund Charles Tarbell was an American Impressionist painter. He was a leading member of the Guild of Boston Artists from its beginnings in 1914. He was also a popular teacher at the Museum School, Due to … Continue reading Girl with Sailboat

A Song Without Words

Title: A Song Without Words Date: 1919 Movement: Neoclassicism Artist: John William Godward English 1861 – 1922 John William Godward Godward was an English painter from the end of the Neoclassic era. He studied under Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but the style of painting fell out of fashion giving way to Modern Art. Godward committed suicide … Continue reading A Song Without Words