Category Archives: Rants about Art

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(Because I don’t have anyone else to send one to… sniffle…)

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And The Award For Best Award Goes To…

When I first read that Tracey Emin was going to be designing the statuette they’ll be giving out at the 2015 Brit Awards, I didn’t think much about it… but now that the photos have been released, I desperately want … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 10: Drawing It Out

When I impulsively picked up that first X-Files boxset, I had no idea that these blog posts would (kinda) coincide with the 20th anniversary of the first TV episode airing in the States (Sept 10th, 1993), and also the launch … Continue reading

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Я Могу Петь Радуги

I’m rather behind the curve with this story, but today I discovered a photo of Tilda Swinton flying a rainbow flag outside the Kremlin (and risking 15 days detention in jail), in honour of the LGBT community in Russia, and … Continue reading

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The Power Hour

A venerable BBC Radio show called Woman’s Hour decided to mark the release of its “Power List” by pointing a video camera at fifteen of its “Powerlisters” – including Tracey Emin (CBE!) – and asking them to share their experiences, … Continue reading

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BritArt’s Golden Girl

Just a quick post to mark the 50th birthday of Tracey Emin… no longer a “Young British Artist”, but still a force to be reckoned with, bless her!

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ArtCrush: N.C. Winters

I found this fantastic portrait of my second favourite rom-com heroine ‘Marla Singer’, via a Fight Club FaceBook post. The piece is titled “I am Jack’s Broken Heart” (2009) and was painted in acrylic and resin on wood, by N.C. … Continue reading

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