looking at a
What power does great art have? In Looking at a Masterpiece, the reader will discover the surprising answer—that great art can “influence our whole lives.” As author Madeleine Stebbins explains, “Great art deepens the soul, inspiring a thirst for greatness and purifying it of what is base. It opens our minds to a clearer perception of truth and our imaginations to a more radiant vision of moral goodness and nobility.” In Looking at a Masterpiece, Stebbins explores the themes of more than forty of the world’s finest artistic treasures—from masters such as Piero della Francesca, Hans Holbein, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and more. The book includ [...]. details
queens gallery admission ticket
Visit the Queens Gallery built in the shell of the former Holyrood Free Church and Duchess of Gordon's School and located within the Holyrood Palace Complex, official residence of the Royal Family in Edinburgh. The Gallery conducts state-of-the-art exhibitions of the most delicate works of art from the Royal Collection displayed in Scotland for the first time. The Queens Gallery was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 29 November 2002, as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. It is located at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate at the southern end of The Royal Mile, Scotland's most popular street. Artworks from the Royal Collection on display include [...]. details