Pablo Picasso: the artist who doesn’t fit in

In modern society, we can’t help but admire a rebel. Anyone who bucks the trend and swims against the tide, we very much look...

The tragic brilliance of Vincent Van Gogh

So often in the world is creative inspiration borne of pain and torment. Unfortunate circumstances beset us all, but they can very much lead...

Why I love the works of Quentin Blake

When some artists apply themselves to each project they face, they don’t seem to be able to put a foot wrong. Their creativity and...

Tales of TingaTinga

The world would be nowhere near as bright as it is if it weren’t for the vast number of incredible creatures roaming its various...

The poetry of migration: Karen McCarthy Woolf and Sophie Herxheimer

There are many reasons why a person might wish to migrate. Daunting a prospect though it may be, it can sometimes be a necessary...

The award for the monarchy-named museum

By and large, winning an award denotes a success of some kind. To hold in our hands some kind of trophy is a proud...

Poetry in pictures

There is no single way to be creative. Beautiful artwork can be created through a variety of different media, with each of these art...

An Introduction to Dadaism

In contrast to the definition, Dada was firmly established on the premise that it was anti-art and non-movement. Founded in 1916 in the artistic...

Dada: a war against reality

We all know how brutal, tragic and painful life can be sometimes. Setbacks befall us all on a regular basis, from the minor to...

Cindy Sherman: portrait of a diva

We are all familiar with the phrase, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Making decisions about anything based on appearance alone is not...