Emma Blackmore analyses the use of food symbolism in art to criticise human overconsumption.
The art world has always been shrouded in elitism. Mostly celebrating ‘high culture’, artwork historically has had little to no relation to the average person’s everyday life. In the 1950’s, however, an art movement came along that shattered this tradition. Pop art rejoiced in elements of mass culture, using imagery from popular advertisements, Hollywood films, […]
Andy Warhol, arguably the most famous pop artist of the twentieth century, passed away in his sleep from sudden post-operative arrhythmia after gallbladder surgery in February 1987. Not the ending to a life as colourful as Warhol’s that you might envision. However, there were always two sides to Warhol’s life, one more glamorous than the […]