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The Digital Journey of Marjan Moghaddam

Marjan Moghaddam is a digital pioneer whose work has stayed true to the revolutionary premise art should never be wholly expected....

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Dominic Harris: Life as Art as Interaction

Digital artist Dominic Harris creates beautiful work that captures the viewer’s attention with precise detail and vibrant colour, but it is only as we move closer that they come to life. ...

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The Surrealist Practice of Twenty-First Century Populism

‘Surreal’ is a word that many increasingly reach for, a (hopelessly inadequate) description for the daily cavalcade of cataclysmic and bizarre events we’re confronted by....

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Decoding our futurist longings in the work of Tullio Crali

An exploration of the talent, impact and vision of futurist aeropainter Tullio Crali...

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Material Bodies Moving in Space

The fabric of being in the work of Daisy Collingridge. An interview with a unique artists whose multimedia work combines, psychology, theatre, performance, and installation....

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The Massurreal Deconstruction of Prof. Nadia Wahdan

Interview with multimedia artist Prof. Nadia Wahdan. ...

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Lovecraft, AI, and the Limits of Human Imagination

The question highlights the field of discourse for how humans work with AI-generated content...

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Screen Grabs and Future Constructs in the Work of Ian Francis

Prismatic Reality Distortions: An intervirew with Painter Ian Francis. ...

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The Roots and Ramifications of Boundaries

Surrealist Lessons in Freedom of Speech. The Roots and Ramifications of Boundaries...

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Massurrealism: Coining a Term, Founding a Movement

Multi-platform, multi-media, post-modern and New York! An interview with the founder of Massurrealism James Seehafer on pop art technology and the future....

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The Art Market and Surrealism

Collecting Surrealism? There's so much choose from at an auction near you, wherever you are. Notes on the Art Market. ...

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Surrealism, Over, Yet Everywhere: Mica McDonald and Sofia Mitsola

“And now consider how passing a child on a swingCalling higher, higherCan bring back all that tender trauma of childhoodRealising that we don’t leave the past behindBut that it leaves...

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Benji Reid: Beyond This Space

The transcendent choreo-photolist work of Benji Reid...

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Benji Reid announced as cover artist for Trebuchet Eight

No gravity, upward visions. Manchester artist Benji Reid announced as cover artist for Trebuchet Eight: Contemporary Surrealism...

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DYN: A Self-styled Rival to Surrealism’s Gaudy Dominance

Farewell to Surrealism - The Dyn Circle in Mexico traces the attempts of artist Wolfgang Paalen to escape history and reshape experience from the unlikely location of Mexico City, during the Second...

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Bartholomew Beal (1989-2019)

Beal passed on Boxing Day 2019, aged 30. His legacy is an incredible body of work from 2012 onwards, and an outstanding inspiration to his contemporaries. ...

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Blaxploitation and Black Beauty: Mickalene Thomas – beautés du mois

This essay looks at the conception of black beauty in the 70s in terms of contemporary art. Mickalene Thomas' work draws upon popular culture and makes beautiful paintings from it....

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

This essay argues that animals are not so minded as to have language. Whilst they exhibit proto-typically linguistic calls, these never amount to exhibiting something like the structure of a language...

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Looted Benin Art Treasures to Go Online

The project will unite pieces from the former kingdom of Benin that were spread around the world after being looted by British troops....

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Decoding Future Music from Germany: Interview with Uwe Schütte

Alexei Monroe speaks to the author of the latest book to explore the art of Kraftwerk and their legacy....

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Growing an Identity

Dr. Heba El Aziz: Petri Portraits. Interview on Bio-art and the new portraiture....

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Alienated Ambiguity

Hedley Roberts: Unknown faces, arch pleasures. An interview on the harsh light of creative vision...

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Tearing the mouth of language

Nieto: Linguistic chaos. An interview with the most perverse artist in history, maybe....

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Keys and Red Herrings

Nigel Grimmer: this is not what you're looking for. An interview with the mercurial. ...

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Portraits in the marketplace

Strident Sitters: Portraits in the Marketplace. Who's buying...

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Making Light Work

Testifying the night through vision, relief and recognition. Exhibition review of "Luce: Jemma Appleby and Liz West" ...

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Photographic Reality

Justin Hession: Caught on film. An interview with a deep event photographer on the nature of representation....

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Brains and Being

Luciana Haill: Portrait waves on the canvas of consciousness. Interview regarding brainwave mapping as portraiture....

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Spiralling Intentionally Towards Figuration

David Treloar: Gestural Portraits and Simple Joy. An interview about focus and intention....

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Heaven’s Above in Celestial Promise

Correcting nihilism through perspective, the painting of Mark Batty....

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