Day: July 16, 2009

My thoughts on..Arthur Hughes' Ophelia (Manchester Art Gallery, 15th July 2009)

When visiting Manchester Art Galley, I spent some time in front of Arthur Hughes’ Ophelia which is a fascinating image illustrating the moment just before Ophelia drowns in the ‘weeping brook’. The shape of the canvas draws attention immediately to the image and the words on the frame are a reminder of Shakespeare’s language, but…

Read more My thoughts on..Arthur Hughes' Ophelia (Manchester Art Gallery, 15th July 2009)