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Art as Therapy

In a report published earlier this year, it was revealed that domestic abuse issues cost the government £66 billion annually: an estimated two million...

Is Art Changing as the Climate Changes?

Climate change has been at the forefront of the public mind since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report in October stating...

The reality of the ‘Art Attack’

There are a few possible scenarios which may understandably make you feel rather sick. The sight of blood, officially called haemophobia, may cause a...

Expensive Tastes

I am the first to admit that I have expensive taste. This position is rarely in congruence with my bank account – like most...

What Are the Objectives of Art?

“The arts are merely a decoration imposed on the top of human life, they do not express it.” Art is the vessel of permanence...

“The arts are merely a decoration imposed on the top of...

Art is the vessel of permanence and ephemerality. In ‘To the Lighthouse’, Virginia Woolf explores this paradox by making art the object that makes...

The Weigh In- Plagarism or Inspiration?

Artistic license and freedom allow creatives to reference sources, to produce art expressing original insight. How, then, do we respond to accusations of plagiarism...

Life Imitates Art: ‘The Square’

To make a film that spends its energy sneering at modern art and its institutions, tearing apart the art world’s smug pretensions and meaningless...

Is David Hockney’s painting ‘Pool with Two Figures’ worth 61 million...

Commissioned to design a stained-glass window for Westminster Abbey, David Hockney, heralded as “one of the greatest artists of the Queen’s reign” has become,...

Favourite Films Centred Around Literature

While book to film adaptations of renowned classics and contemporary fiction in the world of modern cinema are easy to find, film centred around the...