What would your self-portrait say about you?
‘Sometimes I paint self-portraits to show off, sometimes to hide away in solitude, sometimes to say "Here I am", sometimes to say "I want to be alone", but always there is a searching for the unknown.’ - Jean Cooke
Jean Cooke, Self-Portrait 1958, Tate collection. goo.gl/NGFCDG
Francis Davis Millet, Between Two Fires c.1892, Tate collection. goo.gl/qS9wuR
American painter, sculptor, and writer Francis Davis Millet (1848-1912) died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic on this day in 1912.
Impressionism is a style of painting that began in France in the early 1860s when artists started painting pictures outside, rather than in their studios. This was called 'en plein air'.
Monet painted water-lilies in all seasons and in all weathers for over 30 years. Investigate Impressionism further with Tate Kids: goo.gl/MCDqhv
Claude Monet, Water-Lilies, Courtesy National Gallery, London, on display at Tate Modern.
'This morning there was an extraordinary fog, completely yellow; I think I did not too bad an impression of it; it’s always beautiful, in fact, but so very variable... Here comes the sun again, though, is it going to stay this time?’ - Monet in London, 26 February 1900
Read the artist's lively letters to his wife Alice about his Houses of Parliament sketches, and see the paintings on display in The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London at Tate Britain until 7 May 2018. goo.gl/WT2G1r
O ÓDIO E A DEMOCRACIA | VIDEORREPORTAGEM
"A questão não é odiar. A questão é perceber que não existe nenhuma confiança nas instituições democráticas para você poder dar um destino político ao seu ódio", diz a psicanalista Maria Rita Kehl, em entrevista ao #BrasildeFato, onde fala também sobre luta de classe e ódio em tempos de golpe. Na íntegra nesta quinta (12), às 17h, no Facebook do Bdf.