Visual Arts

Visual Arts

"What do you think an artist is? He’s a political being, constantly alive to heartrending, fiery, or happy events, to which he responds in every way. No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war, for attack and defense against the enemy."

Pablo Picasso

Isaac Julien: What Freedom is to me
Thursday, 04 May 2023 08:30

Isaac Julien: What Freedom is to me

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Nick Moss reviews this exhibition, at Tate Britain till 20 August. Image above: Isaac Julien, What Freedom is to me - Homage, 2022, © Isaac Julien, courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro This exhibition represents the most comprehensive show of Isaac Julien’s work in the UK to date. Its focus…
A Cultural Dispatch From War-Torn Europe: Art, Theatre and Music in Vienna
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Saturday, 28 January 2023 22:10

A Cultural Dispatch From War-Torn Europe: Art, Theatre and Music in Vienna

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It’s hardly the ruined, devastated postwar rubble that was the backdrop of the most famous film shot in Vienna, The Third Man (see image above), but in more subtle ways Europe in general and Austria’s capital city in particular is showing signs of deterioration. After two years of a COVID…
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