Category Archive: Artists

£50m Down the Drain

    Some people think it would be an unbeatable experience to be in the employ of a celebrity while others wouldn’t wish it on their worst enemy.  Regardless of your stance we can all… Continue reading

Real Housewives of Ransom

I love it when some of my favourite things come together.  This week I was treated to the uniting of art and trashy reality TV (hey, everyone has vices).  One I follow pretty… Continue reading

Is it Art? Questioning Artistic Merit and Child Pornography

  When your art work is known for being a social commentary and has been determined both cutting edge and praiseworthy, it is only a matter of time until you find yourself in… Continue reading

Cultural Casualties of War

Casualties of war are always thought of in terms of human lives. These are of course of paramount importance, but the oft not thought of cultural losses are staggering as well. It’s shocking… Continue reading

Default and Da Fault: Zitronenscheibchen and Nazi Confiscated Art

You don’t need to take Intro to Property Law (save yourself the sleepless nights) to know that when you default on a loan, the collateral you put up no longer belongs to you.… Continue reading

Not That Kind of Bacon

         Easily one of my favourite painters of all time finally made a Canadian appearance.  The Art Gallery of Ontario partnered with Britain’s Ashmolean to bring together two British greats… Continue reading