The Sacred and the Profane: The Sistine Chapel and a Fiery Renaissance Rivalry

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home
Brendan Pittaway

It may be hard to believe that, half a millenium ago, the project helped fuel one of the Renaissance's greatest rivalries, attended by stories of sex, violent rows, money and a dirty, bitter, misshapen genius in dogskin boots.

Drunken Herds, Illegal Photography, People Crushed..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

Drunken hoards of rowdy tourists have made Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel an "unimaginable mess" and access to the artwork should be restricted, an Ita...

When Will Art Get Shocking Again? 10 Scandals That Makes 2012 Look Tame

The Huffington Post UK | Becky Brewis | Posted 16.05.2012 | Home

The news that this year’s Turner Prize nominees include a performance artist called Spartacus and a man who fills imaginary worlds with faeces barel...

Can Depression Be An Artist's Muse?

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Sullivan | Posted 26.04.2012 | Home

The relationship between mental health and artistic creativity has long been a subject of debate. From Picasso's 'blue period' to Tracey Emin's un...