Tag Archives: John Tranter

crisis of a strong man in chaos

Out of the themes of drought and disaster, the arrogant bravery of an outlaw, and the heroism of his countrymen at Gallipoli, Australian painter Sidney Nolan created a mythology for his native land. Before, Nolan, there had been no great … Continue reading

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MANNERIST GARDEN: Dreams, Spirits and Sacred Wood

The Garden of Bomarzo…. The artists that the garden has inspired include Niki de Saint Phalle¬† and the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, who incorporated some of its images into his paintings and who was once photographed holding a candle and … Continue reading

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