Our changing climate from wintry Dutch landscapes to the drama of Turner’s stormy seas.
Times of grief and sadness epitomised by the pietà - the mourning of Christ’s dead body.
Depictions of gods and goddesses, fantastic beasts and the heroes of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Colour as a medium of expression: van Gogh’s landscapes to Seurat’s scientific experimentations.
The changing face of fashion: van Dyck’s grand portraiture to Renoir’s fashionable Parisiennes.
The motherly love of the Madonna to the passion of Titian’s Bacchus, love in its many forms.