Visual Arts

Visual Arts

"What do you think an artist is? He’s a political being, constantly alive to heartrending, fiery, or happy events, to which he responds in every way. No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war, for attack and defense against the enemy."

Pablo Picasso

One Nation Under CCTV
Saturday, 03 April 2021 08:17

One Nation Under CCTV

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Gabriel Rosenstock presents a bilingual tanka in Irish and English, the 31 syllables configured as 5-7-5-7-7, written in response to the above work of street art by Banksy. i am watching YouBeloved, You're watching methey are watching us keep Your eyes open, won't you when You're awake and asleep táim…
The radical imagery of William Blake
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 02 March 2021 13:10

The radical imagery of William Blake

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Caroline Anjali Ritchie discusses William Blake, trees, and 18th-century radicalism. Image above: The Divine Image, from Songs of Innocence and of Experience Poet and artist William Blake was energetically engaged with the political thought of his day. His ties to the radical publisher Joseph Johnson and associated figures such as…
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