Category Archives: Rants about Art

Kewt Kali

Stumbled over this super-cute cartoon of the Goddess Kali, drawn by Sanjay Patel, a supervising animator and storyboard artist at Pixar Animation Studios. According to his official website, Ghee Happy, his aim is to “celebrate Indian mythology and culture thru … Continue reading

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Searle @ 90

Today we wish a Happy 90th to Ronald Searle, the influential English artist and cartoonist, best known as the creator of St Trinian’s School (which has been the subject of several books and a couple of decent full-length films). Apparently … Continue reading

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Nigella Lawson

As winter approaches, a young man’s fancy inevitably turns to thoughts of Nigella Lawson. Or at least, this man’s fancy does. She’s such a charming, well-spoken woman, I could quite happily sit and watch her read the telephone directory… so … Continue reading

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Tracey Emin

The day I went to see Tracey Emin speak at Oxford University was about as close to a perfect day as I’ve ever had. I know she’s a fairly easy target for tabloid snark, and general anti-Art antagonising, but I … Continue reading

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Enter The Animatrix

Although I admire the enthusiasm behind The Animatrix (2003), I’m not sure it adds very much to the mythology established in the first movie (I refuse to acknowledge the existence of the sequels… aside from Monica Bellucci’s contributions, of course)… … Continue reading

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Flummoxed by Flux

Another trip down memory lane here, as I finally catch up with my Aeon Flux DVD boxset. I remember seeing the original shorts (technically two minute slices of a pilot) on MTV’s Liquid Television, back when it was aired on … Continue reading

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