My job gives me the privilege of being out and about every day in London.

Whether leading a walk, visiting a museum or gallery, or just enjoying the city's bustle or its quiet spaces, there's always something new to see, something interesting going on.

In my blog, I seek to reflect the ever-changing patterns of life in the greatest City on Earth!

The Art of Snow & Ice: how artists transformed the winter landscape

The Art of Snow and Ice: how artists transformed the winter landscape

The landscape in Art, talk by Blue Badge Guide and historian Sue Jackson

The bleak midwinter held little appeal to the artist for many centuries until Bruegel’s Hunters in the Snow. In the 16th century. From pristine backdrop to the tempestuous snow storms of Turner to the capturing of ‘snow effect’ by the Impressionists, the ability of artists to convey snow as a symbol of peace but also of grandeur and terror is compelling.


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