Sex Pistols: God save the Queen

  https://youtu.be/RvMxqcgBhWQ   The Sex Pistols were a punk band from London. They initiated the punk movement in the UK, inspiring many punk rock bands and later alternative musicians. Despite a career of just two and half years resulting in four singles and the album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols they are … Continue reading Sex Pistols: God save the Queen

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

Electric Light Orchestra: Don’t Bring Me Down

  https://youtu.be/KYh7PwDo3Iw 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

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

Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin

Title: Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin Date: 1923 Movement: Art Nouveau Artist: Leon Bakst Russian 1866 – 1924 Leon Bakst Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich Rosenberg, better known as Leon Bakst was a painter and scene and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and with the Ballet Russes, he designed … Continue reading Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin