Contemporary art since 1980

​The latest module on my art history course asked to consider the various factors that have shaped the practice of art since 1980. This is a particularly interesting topic for someone growing up during that time. The political and social aspect of our society has, naturally, forged a link with art and artists through the … Continue reading Contemporary art since 1980

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Love is Enough – Andy Warhol and William Morris at Birmingham MAG

I was a little sceptical of this as I found it difficult to see the connection.  I really like Jeremy Deller, so had faith that he would deliver something special here. I am in two minds about this exhibition.  Aesthetically, I can see the connections.  Deller said that he was looking at how politics, aestheticsm … Continue reading Love is Enough – Andy Warhol and William Morris at Birmingham MAG

Is Love Enough? 

I am loving making links between artists and art movements, but even I wouldn't have put Warhol and William Morris together! http://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag/whats-on/love-is-enough-william-morris-and-andy-warhol Curated by Jeremy Deller, who put together All That is Solid... that I really enjoyed in Manchester, this exhibition is going to be of real interest to the Pre-Raph lovers but I hope … Continue reading Is Love Enough?