If you type the word Renee into Google the first two suggested searches are “Renee Zellweger face” and “Renee Zellweger surgery” – a testament to the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of articles, comments and think pieces that have been written about the Oscar winner, and three-time nominee’s, appearance since her return […]
Beautiful banknotes: Oberthur Fiduciaire takes full advantage of its history and technological change
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Paint these bloody stripes on the curves of my canvas, these burnished strikes – pains from my life. Denser than...
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Walking through Liverpool’s Walker Art gallery last summer, I saw a display that baffled me to this day; titled “What Will the Art Gallery of the Future Look Like?” This display was interactive, taking up an entire wall with post-it notes revealing the public’s replies. And how did they respond? […]Read more ›
Walking through the corridors of the National Gallery in London I produced one of my pithiest faux-profound remarks: “Painting before 1860” I said “is about one of two things: Jesus or rich people.” My comments were flippant – and deep and frightfully clever – but I maintain that something in […]Read more ›
He burdens his palette with a murky rustic hue, of pied pastel colours – rose, beige and blue. Chiaroscuro light envelopes an evening of retreat, as a millennia of faces illume from glowing halos. Silhouettes are redundant in this puppet show escapade, and Dr. Caligari conceals his cruel masquerade. Residing […]Read more ›
When the American television network Fox announced that it would not renew The Mindy Project for a fourth season the internet seemed to sag with a collective gloom. There was an outpouring of sadness that the sitcom, which charts the romantic prevails of an OBGYN in New York, would be […]Read more ›