TV and Movies

F: Forsyth

A: William J. Forsyth (U.S.A.) William Forsyth was an American Impressionist known to belong to the Hoosier Group of Indiana artists. His daughter and fellow painter, Constance Forsyth, summed up his career: “Perhaps his most outstanding characteristic was his independence. He painted what he wanted to paint and in the way he wanted to paint […]

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D: Dionisius to Davy Crockett

A: Dionisius (Russian) Crucifixion of Jesus, 1500. I could easily go for the obvious “D” artists but lets try to broaden our horizons and hopefully each of us can take away something from learning about  Dionisius, an acknowledged head of the Moscow school of icon painters (1440-1502). One of my all-time favourite paintings of the […]

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The Night Manager: Natasha Little

The Night Manager is coming direct from a successful run on BBC One to America on 19 April 2016 (my birthday!) thanks to AMC and what a cast the creators have assembled including Hugh Laurie (“House, M.D.”), Tom Hiddleston (“Thor”, “I Saw the Light”), and Elizabeth Debicki (“The Man from Uncle”). But what about the […]

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