You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free. Everything...– Salvador Dali
Exhibition Review: Bauhaus- Art As Life, Barbican,...
Reputation is elementary. We all know that. The Bauhaus has a reputation for being the post- WW1 German art school that shaped the future with its minimalistic designs, it’s very own typeface and an emphasis on functional, new ways of living. It is remembered as the world’s most famous art and design school, and a key driving force in modernism. However, the...
Uruguay marijuana sales to be controlled by state
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/uruguay/9347452/Uruguay-marijuana-sales-to-be-controlled-by-state.html In a world first, the government said it would control the production, distribution and commercialisation of marijuana. Under the proposed plans, the state would sell marijuana to citizens, who would have to register on a database. It would also impose a maximum of...
(Latin, meaning: ‘remember you must die’) (Hans Holbein, ‘The Ambassadors’, 1931) Works of art reminding the viewer of their mortality and the brevity and fragility of human life with regards to God and nature. Elements included may be skulls (death), clocks (passing of time), fruit or flowers. Objects included in still lives would be...
Robie House, Frank Lloyd Wright (1909)
His stereotypical prairie house. Horizontality and the streamlined brick flow encourges the building to float on the land. Insides open plan format, centred around the large hearth create a sensual place. Horizontality is again forced through the glass windows in the central living room.
I don’t really have no ambition, I only have one thing that I really like...– Bob Marley
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Suspected New Banksy Depicts Queen As David Bowie
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/06/05/bansky-queen-bowie_n_1570391.html?ref=uk-arts A wall previously daubed by graffiti artist Banksy has been re-painted with an image of the Queen as diamond jubilee celebrations take hold of Bristol. In October last year the popular Banksy work was vandalised in an apparent attack by rivals. The stencil in, featuring a boy creeping up...
LOVE IN THE ASYLUM - Dylan Thomas
A stranger has come To share my room in the house not right in the head, A girl mad as birds Bolting the night of the door with her arm her plume. Strait in the mazed bed She deludes the heaven-proof house with entering clouds Yet she deludes with walking the nightmarish room, At large as the dead, Or rides the imagined oceans of the male wards. She has come possessed Who admits the...