Wow!  I was expecting frocks, maybe even unwearable frocks along with shoes that defy gravity.  I was not expecting an emotional rollercoaster, that’s not usually on the agenda for a display of expensive clothes.  I’m…

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Monet’s lily pond, Degas’s dancers, Renoir’s girls are among the most familiar and popular images around.  Millions of mouse mats and mugs are adorned with them.  Yet time was that these images were revolutionary and…

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Voluptuous nudes and rather fine ceilings are what spring into my mind when Rubens is mentioned.  In fact he was a breaker of artistic moulds and his influence still holds sway today according to the…

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