The Artsy JournalistThe expected and the unexpected news from the London art scene
About meBeing the art geek that I am, moving to London proved to be the perfect opportunity to explore what the big city had to offer. Running from exhibition to exhibition whilest admiring and criticizing one artist after the other, this blog shares some of my thoughts and findings with whoever's out there with a little art in their heart. To tell the story short, I am a 20-year-old English Literature and Journalism student at Kingston University. Being originally Norwegian, I escaped to other shores a few years ago to try my luck and go on my life's adventure. Coming from a small town where art is non-existent (so to speak), London is my Mecca and fuels my everyday need with its cultural, vibrant and exciting art world. The only thing left to say is - The Artsy Journalist is ready to report.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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