10 September 2020

Of Church And The Visual Arts – Revd Jonathan Evens

The beginning of the modern period saw art and artists firmly and finally separating from dependence on Church patronage and wishing to maintain that independence.

1 January 2016

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Visual Arts In Memoriam: Tributes To Those We Have Lost In 2015

Artlyst looks back on the innovators who passed away in 2015. These are the people who have made an outstanding contribution to our industry, in the many layers of the art world, whether it be as a painter, sculptor, designer, photographer, art critic, curator or collector.   January 2015 Charlie Hebdo staff, cartoonists and colmunists: Cabu, Elsa Cayat, […]

11 October 2015

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MBE dancer teams up with Ansuman Biswas for installation

Bisakha Sarker: Do not yet fold your wings The Bluecoat, Liverpool 17 Oct – 22 Nov 2015 Open daily 10am – 6pm. Free. (picture credit Simon Richardson) A dancer and choreographer who was recently awarded an MBE for services to dance has teamed up with visual artist Ansuman Biswas to create a movement-inspired video installation. Commissioned by Bluecoat, […]

5 December 2014

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Shia LaBeouf Is Living Proof That Actors Can’t Be Visual Artists

News emerged this week that Shia LaBeouf was ‘raped’ by a spectator at his collaborative show with the artists Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö #IAMSORRY. Hold on a second, Shia LaBeouf has referenced Marina Abramovic’s famous ‘The Artist is Present’ performance?! That’s as depressing as similarly annoying youngish American actor James Franco pinching (and woefully […]

15 January 2013

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11th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival’s Box of Visual Delights

Now in it’s 11th year, the KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival (7-17th March) returns to give audiences across London and the UK an opportunity to celebrate the best of Polish Cinema and the visual arts with an exceptionally diverse line-up. This year’s edition offers a feast for the eyes with a programme of insightful and inspiring screenings, exhibitions, interactive workshops […]