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Review: At Eternity’s Gate

It is worth watching At Eternity’s Gate for Julian Schnabel’s mesmerising cinematography alone. This new biopic of Vincent van Gogh, with the titular character...

Van Gogh and Britain

Exploring Van Gogh's fascination with British culture and Dickens
The picture rapreesent a row of painting made by Warhol with the image of Campbell soup

The crises of contemporary art

An exploration of beauty and meaning in the world of contemporary art.
Is a white painting in which holes and clipping are made enterely according to chance

Recoiling from the shock: how Dadaism swallowed a post-war Europe

Dada expanded beyond its art, morphing as it did into a political rather than an aesthetic revolution.
The words 'Velvet Buzzsaw' appear on a black background in spray paint.

Review: Velvet Buzzsaw – “rebellion of art against the pretentious world”

Netflix’s latest thriller stars Jake Gyllenhall and Rene Russo in a tense satire on the contemporary art world

Pictures in the sandcastles

The artist as revolutionary is a wonderful image, and perhaps one that is forced upon creatives of our day. However, it is imperative to recall both the political power of artistic media, and the inherent ideology of created works.

Create and destroy

“The urge to destroy is also a creative urge” Mikhail Bakunin
The image shows a statue, the David, framed in a close up. His hands and face are visible and his eyes are staring directly to the camera

The Human Impulse

Investigating the social and biological imperatives behind art
armadillo shoes studded with gems and shaped like a hoof

Why fashion can be whatever it wants to be

In defence of the outrageously impractical: an art form that deserves the same freedom to invent impractical and weird creations

Bridgit: the simple power of looking

"It is Bridgit’s shaky, close-up quality that makes the work – it’s relatable and reachable."
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