Jack Snape: Art Criticism
These essays explore a wide range of topics, from the Renaissance to modern culture.
Along with each artistic period follows a distinct social and historical context, and I believe these settings, and more importantly their variety, are key to the analysis of pieces of art. Important also is the context in which artworks are viewed.
After all, the opinion of an artwork shown on a page will not be the same as one in situ.
"Please Sir, Can I Have Another Painting"
An essay questioning the popularity behind Da Vinci's most famous work.
An essay on the effect of art galleries and art on younger generations
"An all too brief review of the Louvre"
An essay based on my recent visit to the worlds most famous art gallery/museum
Ellen Gallagher - "AxME" Review
A review of Ellen Gallagher's current exhibition at the TATE Modern
Michael Landy - 'Saints Alive' Review
A review of Michael Landy's current exhibition currently showing at the National Gallery
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