From an axe to Auerbach
October 10, 2012 6:01 AM   Subscribe

The story of British art From the earliest evocative stone structures at Skara Brae and Stonehenge to the disturbing 20th-century portraits by Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, the art inspired by the British isles tells a truly spectacular story. Through painting, sculpture, architecture and much more, immerse yourself in the best of critic Jonathan Jones's epic survey of the artworks that have made us who we are interactive, intro
posted by fearfulsymmetry (2 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
*Sigh*... I don't want to derail this fine post, but unless they're (confusingly) using it to refer only to those isles (or parts thereof) under British rule, the term "British Isles" is not a synonym for "Britain" or "United Kingdom".
posted by nfg at 7:26 AM on October 10, 2012

Skipped right to Bacon, was surprised.
posted by shakespeherian at 7:29 AM on October 10, 2012

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