Category Archives: Art News

Women in Public Spaces: Why we need more women in public art.

Public art, it’s in our town squares, at our bus stations, plastered on billboards; but think of the last public commission you saw – chances are it was created by a man. Take for example London’s Forth Plinth, out of

Women in Public Spaces: Why we need more women in public art.

Public art, it’s in our town squares, at our bus stations, plastered on billboards; but think of the last public commission you saw – chances are it was created by a man. Take for example London’s Forth Plinth, out of

Elastic Heart: Interpretive Dance vs. Mass Media

It has been called “Creepy” by Elle Magazine, caused a twitter uproar, and ended up with the The Mirror asking “has Sia gone too far?” the video for Elastic Heart, Grammy Award winner Sia’s latest release, is apparently controversial. But

Elastic Heart: Interpretive Dance vs. Mass Media

It has been called “Creepy” by Elle Magazine, caused a twitter uproar, and ended up with the The Mirror asking “has Sia gone too far?” the video for Elastic Heart, Grammy Award winner Sia’s latest release, is apparently controversial. But

Candid Magazine – Issue 9

Candid Magazine – Issue 9, Winter 2014 The End of the Avant-Garde: Does institutionalising performance art take away its edge? An artist knitting wool being pulled from her vagina, a young man claiming he will lose his virginity in front

Candid Magazine – Issue 9

Candid Magazine – Issue 9, Winter 2014 The End of the Avant-Garde: Does institutionalising performance art take away its edge? An artist knitting wool being pulled from her vagina, a young man claiming he will lose his virginity in front

Frieze Masters 2014

The much younger sibling of the well-established contemporary art goliath Frieze London, Frieze Masters is really upping the game that is global art fairs. Now in its third year, Frieze Masters profiles any work created by renowned arts figures made

Frieze Masters 2014

The much younger sibling of the well-established contemporary art goliath Frieze London, Frieze Masters is really upping the game that is global art fairs. Now in its third year, Frieze Masters profiles any work created by renowned arts figures made

Banned Images

With Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and Twitter becoming a daily part of all of our lives, social media websites have taken over the world. They know everything about our public and our private lives, however there are some things social media

Banned Images

With Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and Twitter becoming a daily part of all of our lives, social media websites have taken over the world. They know everything about our public and our private lives, however there are some things social media

Two’s Company: From besties to frenimies, art’s revolutionary friendships

Whether it was Basquiat helping Warhol regain his rebel image in the 1980s, Picasso and Matisse fighting a ‘boxing match’ to outdo each other, or Damien Hirst helping Banksy’s artworks to reach record sales highs, the power couples in art

Two’s Company: From besties to frenimies, art’s revolutionary friendships

Whether it was Basquiat helping Warhol regain his rebel image in the 1980s, Picasso and Matisse fighting a ‘boxing match’ to outdo each other, or Damien Hirst helping Banksy’s artworks to reach record sales highs, the power couples in art

The Bare Truth: Nude performance art uses the female body to make radical statements

The naked female body is a well-established trope in art history, from Titan to Picasso we have all become accustomed to seeing romanticised images of breasts when entering a gallery. However since the radical 1960’s the female form has been

The Bare Truth: Nude performance art uses the female body to make radical statements

The naked female body is a well-established trope in art history, from Titan to Picasso we have all become accustomed to seeing romanticised images of breasts when entering a gallery. However since the radical 1960’s the female form has been