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Are a Pair of Hearts on a Tree Equal to This Heart of Stone?

Above: “Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder“. English historical genre painter and illustrator, Marcus Stone was born on 4th July, 1840, and according to the ‘Dictionary of Victorian Painters‘, he was trained by his father, Frank Stone ARA. Marcus began … Continue reading

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The barbaric and magical Eidos of Barbara Hepworth

English artist and sculptor Barbara Hepworth was born on 10th January, 1903 in Wakefield, West Riding, Yorks.  She attended Wakefield Girls’ High School and won a scholarship in 1920 to Leeds School of Art. It was there that she met and established a friendship … Continue reading

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A sacred and safe home for all living creatures

The Fairies Tree is a red gum carving by Ola Cohn, MBE, ARCA which stands in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens. Born in Bendigo in 1892, Ola excelled in art an early age. She studied at Melbourne’s Swinburne Technical College before winning a … Continue reading

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