Brighton Council House Painted Up Like A Renaissance Car Accident

On June 11, 2013 by Tim Newman

Anyone who’s been to Brighton will know that it’s full of art and artists. On that note, Robert Burns, a self taught artist, has covered the interior of his drab 60s council house with...

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Political Artist Kaya Mar: Kate Middleton and More

On June 10, 2013 by Tim Newman

The Duchess of Cambridge, good old Kate Middleton, is pregnant. I must admit, I don’t care too much about it. Someone who seems to be taking the news even less seriouslyis Kaya Mar....

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Back To The Future – Photos Of Old And New – Now And Then

On June 8, 2013 by Tim Newman

Photographer Irina Werning collects photographs of people as children and recreates them years on. There’s something quite moving about them. Irina began the project, called Back to the Future, a few years ago,...

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Moss Graffiti: Environmentally Sound Street Art (How-To Guide)

On June 7, 2013 by Tim Newman

Moss graffiti is taking off in the States. It’s one of the few forms of street art that is actively good for the environment. I wonder what the legal status would be? Is...

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Zdzisław Beksiński: Terrifying Visions Of Hell By Murdered Polish Painter

On May 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

Zdzisław Beksiński was an incredibly talented Polish artist. He depicted bleak and depressing sci-fi scenes. Sadly, his life was cut short by a tragic murder. Here, we examine some of his best work,...

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Russian Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Wraps Himself In Barbed Wire In St Petersburg

On May 8, 2013 by Tim Newman

This is the kind of Russian art that seems really Russian. A guy in St Petersburg called Pyotr Pavlensky wrapped himself up in barbed wire and waited there, naked, to get cut out by...

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Excellent Flags #2

On May 4, 2013 by Tim Newman

My last post about flags caused some controversy, so I need to reconfirm my stance: I know that to some people, flags are symbols of imperialism and even racism. This is undoubtedly true. But...

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Excellent Flags #1

On May 3, 2013 by Tim Newman

Yeah, I like flags. To some they’re symbols of misplaced national pride or a banner to wave over the down trodden. But we mustn’t blame the flag for that. It is the flag waver...

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Classy Russian Guerilla Street Art

On April 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

When I think of Russian street art, I think of blood-red words splattered on the walls of a military complex, or swear words marker-penned onto people’s front doors. That’s not what I actually...

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Origin Of The Word ‘Beard’

On March 31, 2013 by Tim Newman

The etymology of the word “beard” is more interesting than you might have expected. The modern English word “beard“ may have started off as “barthaz,” in Western Germanic language, which went on to...

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