The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David

Today, in 1584, Michelangelo‘s Statue of David was unveiled in Florence. Florence 2004, the Budd family travelled to Italy. The timing was serendipitous. The Statue of David restoration had just … Continue reading The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David

Kaffe Fassett – 50 Years in Colour at Aberdeen Art Gallery

The Aberdeen has a newly refurbished Art Gallery.  How do I know?  Well that is a good question and one that a blogger friend and brilliant photographer, Scott K Marshall … Continue reading Kaffe Fassett – 50 Years in Colour at Aberdeen Art Gallery

Van Gogh’s Starry Night Over the Rhône

Today, in 1610 Galileo Galilei discovered the first three moons of Jupiter, which are named Io, Europa & Ganymede. One day later, Simon Marius, a German astronomer independently discovered these … Continue reading Van Gogh’s Starry Night Over the Rhône