Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Sarah Dee

Seventeenth Century Dutch Art – Recording the Visual World

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Dutch art from the seventeenth century is an illustration of life and culture and, taken as a distinct period, it is characterised by acute attention to detail of the physical world. Pictures record the world but they are inexorably bound up with the perception of the world by the artist. The emergence of the Dutch […]

The Role of the Machine in Twentieth Century Art

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

The machine is the single most defining entity of the twentieth century. Its role at the turn of the century was a central one: it was the dawn of the modern age facilitated by the energy and productivity of the machine. The focus of life shifted from the rural to the urban, from day to […]