How art has shaped the female beauty ideal This article from Artsy is an interesting summary of a subject close to my heart as the way in which consumerism impacts on our very being I find completely fascinating.
This video popped up on my timeline: https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Ffuturversity%2Fvideos%2F293887294387638%2F&show_text=0&width=400 Imagine if this happened at the Tate!
Discovered that an exhibition exploring the dynasty of the Bruegel family is about to end in Bath this weekend, so a quick half term rethink is needed. The exhibition is at The Holburne Museum on Bath, entitled 'Bruegel:Defining a Dynasty', and the main work on display is this: Wedding Dance in the Open Air newly … Continue reading Bruegel in Bath
When your favourite band decide to pay tribute to your favourite war painting and produce a video to compliment the musique concrete on offer, well it would be rude not to include it in the blog! Yesterday, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark released a track from their forthcoming album, The Punishment of Luxury (named after … Continue reading La Mitrailleuse as muse
Carrying on the theme of artists breaking their own mould, at the Degas to Picasso exhibition at The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, I came across this: At first, I was thinking it must belong to the Futurists: geometric forms creating an industrial landscape. So image me my surprise to discover it was by Fernand Leger! … Continue reading Leger in non colour shocker!