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The Group Letter – July 2011:

by Geoff Hall on July 30, 2011

July, 2011. Oslo and the Artist’s Responsibility   Dear Arts Mentoring Group, The events which unfolded this month in Oslo should cause serious reflection from us as artists; stirring thoughts about our identity and purpose in this democratic and free (…)

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Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance – spirituality and synthesis

by Geoff Hall on June 7, 2011

We noted in the first part of this look at the work of Jan Gossaert that Renaissance spirituality was a synthetic fusion of Paganism, Classicism and Christianity.I alluded to Gossaert’s ‘Man with a Rosary’, 1525-30 and not simply gazing at the (…)

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