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Glaciers: vanishing motifs
If you want to paint a glacier, now may already be too late. Around the world, they’re in retreat, thanks to our changing climate. This article first demonstrates that in paintings and more recent photographs of the Lower Grindelwald Glacier, after which I show some other notable paintings of... Read more
Coast: Ice, the Arctic Art of William Bradford
Most landscape painters find working in normal countryside quite challenging enough. Few take their art to the extremes – geographical and climatic – that William Bradford (1823–1892) did, when he painted ships set fast in the Arctic ice. Bradford was born in the port of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, which shares... Read more