PEX 2020 – ten points in ten paintings

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7 02, 2020

PEX through Paintings #10 – “Good Hope Road II”

2021-01-12T23:47:53+00:00

PEX 2020 was an exciting event, a promising first step. Therefore, the painting selected to conclude reflections on those days is Gorky’s “Good Hope Road [...]

PEX through Paintings #10 – “Good Hope Road II”2021-01-12T23:47:53+00:00
6 02, 2020

PEX through Paintings #9 – “Still Life with Cat and Rayfish”

2021-01-12T23:51:25+00:00

Following on from yesterday’s focus on abundance, today’s image for a reflection on PEX is Chardin’s “Still Life with Cat and Rayfish”. Just like the [...]

PEX through Paintings #9 – “Still Life with Cat and Rayfish”2021-01-12T23:51:25+00:00
5 02, 2020

PEX through Paintings #8 – “The abundance of summer”

2021-01-12T23:53:14+00:00

Today’s painting to frame reflections from PEX 2020 is Lacroix’s “The abundance of summer”. The reason for that is simple: one thing that the PEX [...]

PEX through Paintings #8 – “The abundance of summer”2021-01-12T23:53:14+00:00
4 02, 2020

PEX through Paintings #7 – “Signal of Distress”

2021-01-12T23:53:57+00:00

Alongside yesterday’s diversity theme, PEX 2020 also saw explicit debates about foundations and the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Thus, today’s painting for [...]

PEX through Paintings #7 – “Signal of Distress”2021-01-12T23:53:57+00:00
3 02, 2020

PEX through Paintings #6 – “The White Man”

2021-01-12T23:55:42+00:00

Today’s painting, Feininger’s “The White Man”, sparked the initial idea to use paintings to frame reflections on PEX 2020. First of all, “male, pale, stale” [...]

PEX through Paintings #6 – “The White Man”2021-01-12T23:55:42+00:00
31 01, 2020

PEX through Paintings #5 – “Time and Again”

2021-01-12T23:56:44+00:00

There is no doubt that PEX 2020 was pioneering. At the same time, though, there was also a sense of deja vu in relation to [...]

PEX through Paintings #5 – “Time and Again”2021-01-12T23:56:44+00:00
29 01, 2020

PEX through paintings #3 – “My Young Friend”

2021-01-12T23:58:08+00:00

Following on from yesterday’s focus on unity and diversity of European philanthropy, today’s painting used to illustrate a point from PEX 2020 is Wyeth’s “My [...]

PEX through paintings #3 – “My Young Friend”2021-01-12T23:58:08+00:00
28 01, 2020

PEX through paintings #2 – “Simultaneous Dresses”

2021-01-12T23:59:01+00:00

The second painting chosen to depict an issue from PEX 2020 is Delaunay’s “Simultaneous Dresses”. This seems to nicely allude to the idea of “European [...]

PEX through paintings #2 – “Simultaneous Dresses”2021-01-12T23:59:01+00:00
27 01, 2020

PEX through paintings #1 – “The Scouting Party”

2021-01-12T23:59:37+00:00

Wandering through Madrid's Museum Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, there is a diversity of paintings that summarise the wider context within which the inaugural meeting of the Philanthropy [...]

PEX through paintings #1 – “The Scouting Party”2021-01-12T23:59:37+00:00