Category Archives: art

Art History pass

Got notification that I’d passed my Art History MA with the OU today (it is only pass or distinction and I knew I wouldn’t get a distinction). Pleased to have seen it through – I was a pretty poor student but I found it rewarding.
I now have 3 masters if anyone wants a spare one :)

Cellini’s Perseus

I gave my keynote this morning then got some free time later this afternoon. The one thing I really wanted to see was this statue of Perseus by Cellini. His story of the night of its creation is amazing. It’s so visceral – there is an academic paper just about the depiction of blood