The Tate Modern’s exhibition, In Real Life showcases Olafur Eliasson’s work at a scale that is truly breath-taking. This particularly immersive exhibition places the spectator at the centre of the art itself. Eliasson is a Danish-Icelandic artist and this exhibition offers 40 of his works from 1990 to today. In Real Life features his sculptures, immersive installations, photography, and painting. Eliasson’s art is often inspired by his time spent in Iceland and is predisposed to concern elemental forces of nature and investigate human perception and our collective ability to sense the world around us. His installation pieces are abstract and the message behind his art can seem ambiguous. Therefore, the reception of his work is highly subjective. Continue reading Review: Olafur Eliasson’s ‘In Real Life’ @ Tate Modern
Since returning back to Exeter, or arriving for the first time as a new student, you’ve probably noticed a number of new residents sharing the streets of Exeter with you. These are not people, or even real life animals, but rather, life-size sculptures of rhinos, which have been decorated by local artists to raise awareness of rhinos facing extinction. The rhinos in Exeter are only … Continue reading Follow that Rhino!
Be near me when my light is low, When the blood creeps, and the nerves prick And tingle; and the heart is sick, And the wheels of Being slow. Lord Alfred Tennyson Artwork by: Marina Thomas Materials: Layers of scotch tape painted with acrylics on paper Poem selected by: Marina Thomas Continue reading Artwork: Shades of Purple
There role the eve-encumbered waves – The sunlight blanches, flicks and dies, And in the cool-dark ebb of night Find fiercely bright the soul that lies. Rowley Thomas Artwork: Marina Thomas Materials: Layers of scotch tape painted with acrylics on paper. Poem selected by: Marina Thomas Continue reading Artwork: Shades of Blue
Marina Thomas’ set of 6 paintings accompanied by poetry Continue reading Artwork: Shades of Green
In memory of the great Storm Thorgerson, who passed away last week, Razz presents a celebration of his iconic artwork… Lots of Razz love, Katy xx Continue reading Storm