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The male nude in art is not as often talked about as its female counterpart. However, apart from being easy on the eye, the male body in art is full of history and has undergone a host of fascinating transformations over the past 2000 years. We’ve put together 9 key moments for a whistlestop tour of art historical man candy. Read on, and we’ll reveal…

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Heaven Scent: A History of Perfume

Posted by Published on November 23, 2016

Explore a brief history of perfume and beautiful scent bottles in pictures – just as much a treasured item for the Romans and Egyptians as it is for us at Christmas.   Senses and Signature Smells Choosing a new perfume is serious business – I should know as I have just decided on a new scent after wearing the same one for about 10 years….

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Celebrate Easter: Painting The Passion

Posted by Published on March 15, 2016

Explore the true meaning of Easter shining forth in generations of art ¬†For centuries, artists have depicted the events surrounding Jesus’s crucifixion. Full of emotion and symbolism, these scenes are reminders of the power of artistic expression. Though the earliest paintings of the Crucifixion date from the 5th century, The Passion story was given its first truly artistic outing in Giotto‘s frescoes in the Cappella…

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