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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for July 19th, 2010

 

Volcano: Turner to Warhol

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An Eruption of Vesuvius, Seen from Portici (c.1774–6) by Joseph Wright of Derby. Joseph Wright of Derby captured the eruptions of Vesuvius in several pictures of which this is one of the more spectacular examples. The painter enjoyed spectacle as he also the rendering of chiaroscuro effects so it’s no wonder he was attracted to […]

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