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Back to Freud’s town – The portrait of Vienna

The National Gallery’s Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900, is an exhibition concentrated around the city which, despite being a police state torn by anti-Semitism and misogynistic attitudes amongst other, was a cultural capital and a flourishing art … Continue reading

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Is David Bowie art?

It is not new that the art world sometimes presents unconventional exhibitions that make you think ‘whaaaaat, is this art’? ‘Is this really something that should be in a museum?’ When I read that the V&A was putting David Bowie … Continue reading

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The artsy journalist is presenting: painting of the week!

This week I decided to say a little about a portrait painted by one of my favorite painters, but I had one problem – I could not choose only one. Lucian Freud, as you might already know, is famous for his … Continue reading

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The art of picturing the Earth

  In these days of technology and seemingly endless possibilities it is sometimes hard to define what art is and what defines good art. Only in recent years have photography been included in the ‘good art’ category, which I must … Continue reading

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The Artsy Journalist is Presenting: Painting of the Week!

Work – Ford Madox Brown Painting of the week this week (yep, I know it is the first week, but it definitely won’t be the last) is the very controversial painting by Madox Brown. Having read and studied this painting … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Talking art with a student

After spending half an hour talking to Hanne Elisabeth Haugen about her experiences in working with art, it is easy to forget that she is not that old at all. For a woman of 20, she has already, impressively enough, … Continue reading

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I am always fond of an art giveaway – especially with strings attached

Source: The Art Fund and The Guarian Giveaways and free gifts are not something many Britons are used to in these times of economic recession and cuts. It is more ‘now you will have less money’ than ‘now we are … Continue reading

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