Friday, June 10, 2011

IN THE NAME OF ART

IN THE NAME OF ART

By William Sutton
Source: www.speakup.com.brLanguage level: B1 Lower IntermediateSpeaker: Rachel Roberts

Artists sometimes adopt names for simplicity, sometimes to add mystique. Often, they are given nicknames by accident.
PLAYING WITH NAMES
Diminutives: Antonio Canal, famous for paintings of Venice and London, was known as Canaletto (you can read entertaining stories about