GOLD: Christmas At The National Gallery – Framing Gold

To mark the month of December, ChasingART traveled virtually to The National Gallery to view Stories of Gold. This marvelous collection of videos came out in 2017 to celebrate this special time of year. The third video answers the question:  How frames add beauty to an artwork? Gilding a frame is an art form. ItContinue reading “GOLD: Christmas At The National Gallery – Framing Gold”

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 been completed and we were able to gain access to the gallery. I was not expecting the emotional response I had when I saw DavidContinue reading “The Galleria dell’Accademia & The Statue of David”