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Time Passes, Don’t Miss it: Destruction and Disorder at the SLG

Room one of the South London gallery has become a disaster site. Cardboard walls crumple in, hollow bricks litter the floor, and painted bullet holes spray across the room. 426 more words

After Nyne Art

Art review: Of love and loss - Penny Siopis x Portia Zvavahera

Naturally, when one speaks of love, then one – consciously or not – conjures the terrifying inevitability of grief. It is grief, one could argue, that makes love even possible. 501 more words

Art South Africa

Hierarchy VS Management VS Ego in Art

Throughout many art disciplines, there are many different approaches and framework, and hierarchy sometimes exist, even in disciplines which are often perceived to have solitary workers. 613 more words


The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein (1553)

From the opulence on display in ‘The Ambassadors’, one could easily take this work by Hans Holbein to be concerned with the arrogance of wealth. As the eye moves across the canvas it encounters numerous statements of power. 610 more words

Art History

Biennale’s Spiritual Solace

MUHAMMED NOUSHAD remembers the indescribable solace the first Kochi-Muziris Biennale of 2012 offered to the soul.  Photographs by NIYAS HUSSAIN.  

In the classic tradition, every great work of art quintessentially offers a refuge in peace, and a profoundly personal and yet universal spirit. 1,135 more words

Art Galleries

Threads of Power @ the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Threads of Power

Sixteenth Century Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna, August 2015

For the first of a series of rough and ready guides to the museums of Vienna, let’s take a look at the Kunsthistorisches Museum and their current exhibition, … 758 more words

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