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Beauty is in the Eye: Artists and their Eye Conditions

Before an artist uses their hands to put paint to paper, they must first see. While blind people can create masterpieces, most will need to see what they’re doing. But […]

Sensation at CAMA – The Creative Voice of the Middle East

Following the success of their space in Tehran, last Thursday (5th of April), CAMA Gallery have celebrated their opening in London with an inaugural exhibition of nineteen contemporary Iranian artists. […]

‘On the Verge of Insanity’, An Exhibition

Over the summer I visited Amsterdam and coincided my visit with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum to see their recent exhibition On the Verge of Insanity. The exhibition combines his works with pieces documenting the development and presence of his illness including the doctor’s note when he cut off his ear and the supposed gun he shot himself with. One of the most powerful effects of an exhibition is that it presents to you a train of thought to piece the works along and map the connections between a lifetime of art; so here is my run-down of the exhibition.

Lessons from Virginia Woolf: ‘Mrs Dalloway’ (1925), An Ode to Life

The poetic blending of vibrant impressions envelops us within the chaos of the city; the plunge into Mrs Dalloway’s mind reveals how “Bond Street fascinated her; Bond Street early in […]