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Get Over Yourself-ie.

February 6, 2016 5:09 pm0 comments
Get Over Yourself-ie.

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? […]

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Twelve Years to the Day

February 17, 2015 1:55 pm0 comments
Twelve Years to the Day

Twelve Years to the day Twelve Years to the day The All Mighty Called you back Your family were left in a state of shock and disarray.   The day I lost you, I came back home, pretending to be strong. I tried so hard to show that nothing was […]

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5 Cultural Events for Students to Attend in Early 2015

January 5, 2015 3:34 pm0 comments
5 Cultural Events for Students to Attend in Early 2015

Long gone are the days in which we expect student events coverage to be exclusively comprised of budget club nights. Here are the best of cultural events for students in early 2015. I like to think that we’ve all moved past that. Students – and those at the top London […]

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Procrastination: my favorite mirror

September 5, 2014 7:34 pm0 comments
Procrastination: my favorite mirror

The most ironic aspect of this whole endeavor I am  undertaking (that is, writing an article) is that I am really supposed to be studying for not one, but two exams, both of which are looming with the same eerily depressing allure of a storm cloud. The thing about storm clouds is that […]

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Mona Lisa – The Secret Behind A Masterpiece

October 10, 2013 4:10 pm0 comments
Mona Lisa – The Secret Behind A Masterpiece

Let us take you on a trip back in time and get you lost in the mysticism of the history of art. The year is 1503. Leonardo da Vinci has just begun his famous painting – Mona Lisa or, as many of you may know it, La Gioconda. According to […]

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Isle of the Dead by Alex Connor – Review

10:21 am0 comments
Isle of the Dead by Alex Connor – Review

Alex Connor’s latest thriller, Isle of the Dead, sees conspiracy and murder surface because of a mysterious painting. When Gaspare Reni, art collector, and Nino Bergstrom, his adopted son, are presented with Titian’s painting of sixteenth-century murderer Angelico Vespucci, they are alarmed as to what it could mean. The rumour […]

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East London: The UK’s Canvas

August 25, 2013 3:54 pm0 comments

TO VIEW ALL OF LAURA’S PICTURES OF STREET ART PLEASE CLICK HERE I’ve lived in East London for all of my life. It is a place that is in constant transition, filled with a huge number of people from different backgrounds, cultures and countries. The area has been known throughout […]

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Book review: “El Maestro Del Prado” by Javier Sierra

August 21, 2013 6:25 pm0 comments

  Madrid, 1990: an art-loving student comes across a mysterious “master” who aims to reveal to him the secrets hidden behind the paintings kept in the Museo del Prado. From Botticelli to Bosch, from Titian to Bruegel, the enigmatic master brings the classical interpretation of the works into question, venturing […]

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