Art

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”― Pablo Picasso

Biscuit Tins and Porn, Artist Profile: David Rodriguez

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At twenty-eight years old, David Rodriguez was working eight hours a day, five days a week, selling biscuits. He’d come to France almost ten years before to study art, after having finished school in Colombia where he’d grown up. One fine art diploma, two master’s degrees, a marriage and a divorce later he was wondering exactly what he ought to do with his l[...]

Exhibition Review: Forensics- The Anatomy of Crime

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I am a sucker for a good, handmade artists book. I like pastel colours, delicate papers, and the deep blue hues of cyanotype prints. So when I joined the long queue at The Wellcome Collection’s Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime exhibition, and was handed a beautiful, dainty accompanying information booklet, I was in awe. Between the delicate pastel blues an[...]

Artist Interview: Ai Natori

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How did you come about finding your style? What was the journey like? I’m still far off from truly finding my own style, I’m just halfway through my journey, there are still so many challenges I have yet to face and that's a really good thing. Have you experimented with other art forms? When did you decide you wanted to become an illustrator? I’ve been dr[...]

Illustrated Interview: Rosalyn Yoon

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Rosalyn Yoon is our first illustrated interviewee, drawing responses to our questions rather than answering them traditionally. What’s your story? Your materials of choice? Show us ‘home’. A dream of yours? An imagined animal? What is beauty? Your greatest inspiration? Your favourite place? How to overcome a creative block? How d[...]

Women and Art: A Brief History

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Since the dawn of time the human race has been documenting their existence through creative means, long before photography, from cave paintings to drawings to sculpture. If you take a minute to think about famous artists throughout history who comes to mind? Da Vinci, Monet, Munch, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dalí, Warhol. All men. Even the cave paintings are credite[...]

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