Apple symbolism in art
An apple, this juicy and ordinary fruit, is a paradoxical object in the visual arts. This is a mysterious and ambiguous symbol that reveals a mass of meanings and unites many opposing messages.
William Blake in pictures and quotations about artists, roses, foxes, eternity, and mercy
"A Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed." William Blake was an artist and a master of words, he used to print books with his own texts and illustrations, today we would call them "artbooks". Here we've put together his straight-to-the-point wisdoms and illustrations to mark the 260th anniversary of the birth and the 190th anniversary of the death of the British…
William Blake has got a new сrowd-funded headstone nearly 200 years after his death
Two amateurs recovered the long-lost resting place of William Blake , an English poet, painter, and printmaker. On 12 August of 2018, on the 191st anniversary of his death, a new memorial stone was finally placed on Blake’s grave at Bunhill Fields Burial Ground in London by fans and artists. It also marked the conclusion of 14 years of detective work and campaigning for two of his admirers, as…