by Nilay Patel, EY Alumnus I was never the artistic type and always thought this was due to having neither the skill nor the inspiration to create something. Previous Matisse exhibitions (e.g. ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’ at the Tate Modern in 2014) focused on his skill and ability to make radical art with creative flair. ‘Matisse … More Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA
By Angharad Mountford, EY Copywriter The name Georgia O’Keeffe may conjure up an image of that iconic flower painting typical of the artist’s style, however, there is much more than botanicals on offer at Tate Modern’s major retrospective on the artist. It is fair to say, though, that O’Keeffe does focus on florals in a large portion … More What is the legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe? More than just flowers
By Shivani Pema, Assurance Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) It may be that a quote near the entrance of the exhibition best sums up the essence of it all. This passion for flowers and gardens is as clear as day throughout the exhibition and fills … More Do we owe it to flowers that Monet became a painter?