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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 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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When people steal art I realize that there must be a lot of twisted people out there

The problem with street art is the fact that, no surprise there, it is found on the street. No protection, nothing. Just good old faith and the belief that people would let something, that is ment to belong to everyone, … Continue reading

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Thoughts while ‘Looking at the View’ and looking at a new way of presenting art

The London art scene is waiting impatiently for the, so-called, ‘new’ Tate Britain. As you may have noticed if you have been to the gallery lately, it is refurbishing and getting ready for the opening of the exhibition ‘A Walk … Continue reading

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Love, art and all that

Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville (1950) by Robert Doisneau The Lady of Shalott (1888) by John William Waterhouse Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville (1950) by Robert Doisneau The Three Ages of Man (c1512-14) by Titian I don’t know … Continue reading

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