Performing monkeys ๐Ÿต ๐Ÿ™Š

aspiration and objectification in Black Mirror, Old Masters and social media I hadn’t heard of art critic John Berger before news of his death broke a few days ago. Today I happened upon this interesting article about his critical legacy in the field of the artistic treatment of women. What hooked me in was the initial quotation: A woman is always accompanied, except when quite … Continue reading Performing monkeys ๐Ÿต ๐Ÿ™Š

Sylvanian decadence @ National Gallery

This post is about art and therefore requires a poncy title. George Shaw is the National Galleryโ€™s current painter-in-residence, and we wandered into his exhibition the other day while trying to find some Klimt. The Telegraph was lukewarm (even though the guy was nominated for the Turner Prize), but I really liked it! In a short video played on loop in one of the exhibition … Continue reading Sylvanian decadence @ National Gallery