By Julian Porter
"Who can face up to an paintings critic with attitude?"
– Former perfect courtroom of Canada Justice, Ian Binnie
"It was once amazing! Julian shared his huge, immense wisdom of the world's most sensible artwork with a panache that's irresistible."
– Justice Stephen Goudge, Ontario court docket of Appeal
This crucial spouse to all of the significant ecu museums and galleries discusses a few of the world’s maximum work from Giotto via to Picasso. Julian Porter’s ardour for paintings all started with the seven years he spent as a pupil journey consultant in Europe. for the reason that then, he has carried out numerous excursions of Europe’s recognized galleries – The Louvre, The Prado, The Hermitage, The Rijksmuseum, the Sistine Chapel, and plenty of others.
In the often pretentious area of paintings connoisseurs, Porter’s voice sticks out as clean and unique. He unearths the easiest of the simplest, which he describes with pleasing irreverence, and spares you hours of sore ft and superfluous info.
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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in Europe: (So You Can Ignore the Others) by Julian Porter