art history


  • Painting in Watercolours: The Lady in Black

    Painting in Watercolours: The Lady in Black

    The Lady in Black I had the picture of the lady in black in my head for a couple of months before I took out my watercolours to put it into the world. The picture would show a rear-view figure in a sleeveless black dress with low-cut back. She’d had her hair gathered in a […]


  • Travel Diary: Vienna, Once More (Food & Culture)

    Travel Diary: Vienna, Once More (Food & Culture)

    I’m back from Vienna! It was a great trip. I managed to balance work and free time well: I photographed every document I wanted in the archive, and still had ample time to explore the city! I’m not sure if anyone is interested in this, but this is how my workspace looked in the archive. […]


  • March Books: Stefan Zweig, how to clean your house, and some PhD stuff

    March Books: Stefan Zweig, how to clean your house, and some PhD stuff

    I got some reading done this month! (Three of those books are admittedly context reading for my thesis, but I’m counting them because I read them cover to cover.) It’s super motivating to see that stack of books! Sometimes I need to force myself to sit down and just read for a couple of minutes, […]