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

Absurd colours for absurd people: an exhibition ridiculing the right wing, by Heidrun Thate
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 19:19

Absurd colours for absurd people: an exhibition ridiculing the right wing, by Heidrun Thate

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Bianca Idelson reviews an exhibition by Heidrun Thate at the Sacripante Gallery, in Rome. Heidrun Thate, born in Germany but living in France for more than twenty years, paints Hitler's figure - with constancy, refinement, and even obstinacy - in the colours of a deliberately exaggerated range of the most…
Walter Wolfgang
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 31 May 2019 14:22

Walter Wolfgang

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Walter Jakob Wolfgang, 23 June 1923 to 28 May 2019, was a German-born British socialist and peace activist. He was Vice-President and Vice Chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament up to the time of his death, and a supporter of the Stop the War Coalition.
Against the day
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Sunday, 19 May 2019 13:40

Against the day

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Narbi Price introduces his new exhibition of paintings, set in Ashington and inspired by the Pitmen Painters. Image above: Untitled Wall Painting (Kwik Fit), acrylic on board, 50x70cm The idea for the exhibition and series of paintings entitled The Ashington Paintings (held at Woodhorn Museum in summer 2018), came through…
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