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Intro. to blog

I would love to begin my blog discussing the latest Star Wars movie and tie this in with [a] recent Guerrilla Girls appearance on The Stephen Colbert Show, along with the SNL ‘Undercover Boss’ sketch with Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren, and, how these entertainment incidentals (the grist of our Postmodernist mill) tie in with where we are in our society with regard to Art and Culture. 913 more words

Contemporary Art

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Vincenzo Agnetti - Libro dimenticato a memoria (Book Forgotten by Memory),1970

“No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” 51 more words

Contemporary Art

Get your culture fix

I grew up in a house that was also a gallery. My access to art was higher than most. When you’ve grown up surrounded by contemporary art and where family holidays consisted of museums and not beaches, sometimes you want to escape into a world where it doesn’t expect you to reflect on  the sociopolitical situation. 240 more words

The Calder Prize 2005-2015, Pace Gallery

Thursday night saw the opening of The Calder Prize 2005-2015 at  Pace Gallery, coinciding with the Tate Modern’s exhibition, Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. Showcasing Calder’s influence as a Maverick to twenty-first century artists, the exhibition honours exemplary art, which uses material in an original and innovative way. 133 more words

Contemporary Art

Sizing a Canvas Using Rabbit Skin Glue

Making a canvas has always seemed quite a daunting task which requires a lot of patience and time, something which I’m sure many students struggle with! 339 more words

Art in the City: Piercing the Veil, Simmons & Simmons

Above the door to this City law firm’s auditorium hangs a pink neon sign: ‘Trust Me’. It’s far from your average bit of corporate art; it’s a Tracey Emin piece bought by Simmons & Simmons several years ago. 663 more words


"What is this Space between Myself and Myself?- Pessoa

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present-Francis Bacon

Do you oft times wonder, why we run from the rhythm of our lives. 499 more words

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