Art

Trick of the Eye, Trap for the Body

A review of the exhibition Elusive and the instillation Floor Zero at Camberwell College of Art. It is often difficult to attend art shows associated with centres of learning without a sense of...

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Make Better Music 31: Rules and Regulations

Make Better Music 31: Rules and Regulations. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Fade to Black by Bill Hale 1982-84

Metallica have been the kings of hard rock for three decades and are still kicking ass and taking names the way they did as fresh faced metallers all those years ago. It’s a testament to their...

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Lost in New Jersey 4: Intermediary of an Ethic

Lost in New Jersey 4: Intermediary of an Ethic. Photographic series by Matt Coleman...

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Make better Music 30: Simplicity

Make better Music 30: Simplicity. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Ecological Mutiny: The Paintings of Adam Bloom.

Adam Bloom’s paintings of blood and bone are a strange attractor, holding the viewer quiet and nervous with their dreamlike and symbolic depictions of humanity. The imagery is at once horrific...

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Salem in Stoke Newington: Delaine Le Bas

It is a rare occasion when one encounters a Minnie Mouse doll and is simultaneously delighted and extremely disturbed. Welcome to Delaine Le Bas’s Witchunt: a riot of joyful colour and texture,...

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Lost in New Jersey 3: Transcendent Spirit

Lost in New Jersey 3: Transcendent Spirit. Photographic series by Matt Coleman...

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Make Better Music 29: Disrespect

 stumbled over this idea a long time ago, and it was a hard step for me to take. I’m a respectful person, especially regarding people I admire. I had this idea where I would intentionally copy the...

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Lost in New Jersey 2: Seemingly Natural

Lost in New Jersey 2: Seemingly Natural. Photographic series by Matt Coleman...

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How do I look: Robert Mapplethorpe?

Glossy photographs in glossy frames create the perfect environment for glossy fashionistas in Alison Jaques gallery. ‘Curated by Scissor Sisters’. Need the gay fashion pack know more?...

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Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution

Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Prodigy vs Mutiny: Art’s Promising Future? Pt. Two

This review is the second chapter in my critical assessment, Part 1 examined Future Map 10, a pretentious and ostentatious shindig overly concerned with prestige. In this second chapter I am...

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Lost in New Jersey 1: Spirals of Meaning

Lost in New Jersey 1: Spirals of Meaning. Photographic series by Matt Coleman...

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Prodigy vs Mutiny: Art’s Promising Future? Pt. One

Prodigy vs Mutiny: Art’s Promising Future? Pt. One...

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Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means!

Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Forget the Art World in the Oubliette Art House

Art house squatters the Oubliette transform a Soho ex-nightclub into an emporium of delights. The Oubliette is a curious initiative. When I first encountered it two years ago it was in an old embassy...

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Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef

Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art?

Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art? Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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You are Here – Dutch Art

As snow blizzards down in Bloomsbury, a bunch of Dutch art devotees gather for mulled wine and muffins in a miniature white cube style gallery. With such extreme weather outside, viewers gaze on...

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Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist

Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music…

Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music… I don't really believe in good and bad music....

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Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful XXVII and Gyunel Rustamova in Cork Street galleries, Dry the River and Clare Maguire at The Social. 14th December One small step for artists but a giant leap for free arts...

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Trouble with Curating?

Ben Street’s Gifted at the Josh Lilley Gallery answers the ICA’S question; why do we need curators? December 2010. Outside the great student fees debate rages. Placards set to one side, a...

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Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions

Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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‘I Want to Fuck You’ – Derrick Santini

The Maurice Einhardt NEU Gallery 10/12/10 to 29/01/2011. Redchurch Street, Shoreditch A crowd is gathered in Redchurch Street. This is not uncommon, nor is it rare for the crowd to be enjoying an art...

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Minor Yetis to Major Cranes

Minor Yetis to Major Cranes. Looking for art in London’s late night galleries....

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Make Better Music 21: Development!

Make Better Music 21: Development! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Pam Glew: Circus

Red Bull Studios, London Bridge 26/11/10 – 02/12/10 The second major exhibition by popular emerging artist Pam Glew has all the trappings of punk nostalgia, mixed up with celebrity noir. Portraits...

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Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers

Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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