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George Nelson: American Modernist

  George Nelson was an American industrial designer who was one of the co-founders of American Modernism. Aside from being...
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Date

17 May 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Art

James Montgomery Cant: Artworks That Can Enchant

27th November 1911, a son was born in Elsternwick, Melbourne to Annie (née Montgomery) and James Cant (mining engineer). He...
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Date

05 May 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Art

Art Periods and Movements: A Brief History and Overview

  The documented art history is divided into several periods and movements. The two significant differences between the two are...
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Date

28 Apr 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Furniture

Kaare Klint: Leaving a Big Design Footprint

  Kaare Klint was just the man behind classics such as Safari Chair and Faaborg Chair. In his lifetime, he...
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Date

22 Apr 2022

Author

Jason Harris

European & English Porcelain

Moorcroft Ceramics: Brilliant Colours and Superb Aesthetics

  The Evolution of Moorcroft 1897 – The company was launched by William Moorcroft, who trained at the Royal College...
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Date

24 Mar 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Collectables

An Everlasting Shimmer: History of English Silver

  For centuries, English silver has been accepted as the finest globally due to its unique system created by the...
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Date

17 Mar 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Furniture

Finn Juhl: A Notable Danish Modern Designer

  Finn Juhl was an innovative architect, interior, and industrial designer of repute. He was incomparable when it came to...
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Date

10 Mar 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Art

Barbara Hanrahan: The Many Hues of an Extraordinary Woman

  Printmaker, artist and writer, Barbara Hanrahan, was born in Adelaide, South Australia, in 1939. Throughout her artistic career, she...
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Date

03 Mar 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Art

Nicholas Hilliard: The Master of Miniatures

    Nicholas Hilliard was born in Exeter, Devon in England in 1547 to Richard Hilliard and Laurence Wall. They...
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Date

24 Feb 2022

Author

Jason Harris

Fine and Contemporary

HANS HEYSEN: An Artist for All Seasons

Sir Wilhelm Ernst Hans Franz Heysen was born in Germany before his family emigrated to Australia. Hans showed early promise as an artist at school. Hans began painting and attended night art classes while he was with his father’s hardware merchant business. In 1894,...
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Date

22 Apr 2020

Author

Jason Harris

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