Tag: Tamsin Pickeral
Monday Minstrel: The horse in 17,000 BC
There is and overriding sense of forward propulsion see in the procession of fine horses on the south wall of the Axial Gallery deep in the caves of Lascaux.These horses are going somewhere, heading purposefully round the smooth curve of the wall. Their prehistoric artist, working to the flickering light of a fat-burning lamp, used…
Monday Minstrel: The Galloping Horse.
He captured the motion in individual frames.
Monday Minstrel:The Paint Horse.
This is a photo of a print of a Kiowa Warrior and Wife by Stephen Mopope ( 1898-1974). The Kiowa were Plains Natives and the horse was part of the family. The horse made it easier to hunt and to move camp. Paint horses were especially valued as their coloring was not only attractive…
Monday Minstrel: The Kathiawari Horse
Famous for its curly ears.
Monday Minstrel:The Horse Goddess.
…it was critical to stay on the right side of any deities that governed the well being of horses…
Monday Minstrel: The Outlier
Man and horse staring out of the canvas at those looking in.
Monday Minstrel: The Rajah rides a grey.
A dun or buckskin, the desert horses of Turkemenistan.
Frenzy of Elations or Insanity
The painting caused great controversy….
Monday Minstrel: The Prancing Horse of China
All the riders are women and all have perfect, almost mask like, makeup.
Monday Minstrel: The Arabian Horse
The mares were more highly prized than the stallions.
380,000 Lives Lost
Napoleon liked to ride a white horse but he was not a sympathetic rider!
The Wars. The Battles. The Chaos.
They are not forgotten.