Beautiful People in Beautiful Situations: York’s Albert Moore Monographic

The Albert Moore monographic currently on display at York Art Gallery (with the historic city as its backdrop) is a cultural delight for visitors, celebrating the ‘melody of form and symphony of colour’. Bursting with flowers, drapery, and graceful women who epitomise the nineteenth-century’s classical ideal, you can expect a serene atmosphere – nothing too… Read More Beautiful People in Beautiful Situations: York’s Albert Moore Monographic

Experiencing Yayoi Kusama: Life at the Heart of a Rainbow and Beyond

The first time I had ever seen – or even heard of – the work of Yayoi Kusama was back in 2006, when she wrapped up trees along Singapore’s main shopping street, Orchard Road, with her trademark red and white dots, as part of the Singapore Biennale. I was only 10. Okay, I remember thinking,… Read More Experiencing Yayoi Kusama: Life at the Heart of a Rainbow and Beyond

An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art and Communal Spaces

From leisure and relaxation to wilderness and human decay, the garden has been an intriguing signifier of a number of artistic concepts throughout history. A new exhibit at the Graves Gallery in Sheffield entitled ‘An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art’ provides a jumping-off point for these ideas. Perhaps one of the most significant developments in… Read More An Earthly Paradise: Gardens in Art and Communal Spaces