Altered States: The Magic of Surrealism

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Samantha van Dalen

Of course, Titian was not a surrealist artist, far from it but that power of emotion, which his painting evoked in Gide is something found in abundance in surrealism. Why? Because surrealist art literally turns our world upside down rattling us to the core.

Surrealism? It's Mostly About Sex, Says Peter Capaldi

Tate | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

A lobster on a telephone, a clock that seems to have melted. These are some of the most famous images of the movement known as 'Surrealism', but what are they all about? Sex, mostly, explains the Dr Who actor and former art student, Peter Capaldi.

The Surrealism of Polyamory - Meeting the Other-In-Laws

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

When you're openly polyamorous, you're so used to criticism that it starts to be rather trite and almost inevitable. But whilst hearing it from strangers doesn't hurt, hearing it from your new boyfriend's Mum might be a little more personal.

Love Alive in Art: Inspiration Takes Hold of the Artist's Slumbering Heart

Ana Tzarev | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ana Tzarev

Though the waking world is ripe with ideas waiting to be harvested, there are few places so sweetly laden with inspiration as our dreams. Such wonders spring forth to enchant our sleeping souls! The limits of the day slip off easily, and we are left to explore the infinite fascinations of the unconscious realm.

Totally Surreal: And That's Just The Prices...

PA | Posted 17.03.2013 | Home

A sale of "exceptional" surrealist art including a Joan Miro painting that has not been seen for more than half a century is set to raise millions of ...

The Strangest Body Artist On The Internet Is Back

Posted 23.12.2012 | Home

We've heard of the art of makeup, but somehow we doubt this is what Maybelline and co had in mind... Japanese body artist and student Choo-San, who...

Is This The Strangest Body Art On The Internet?

Posted 23.12.2012 | Home

We've heard of the art of makeup, but somehow we doubt this is what Maybelline and co had in mind... Japanese body artist and student Choo-San, who...

Surreal Body Art

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 28.08.2012 | Home

For those of us without so much as a tiny star on our wrist or a tribal marking on our shoulder, there’s something fascinating about people who turn...

The 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Concentrates on Comedy Testicles and Abhors Bad Grammar

John Fleming | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Now, make no mistake, I love the Edinburgh Fringe. One thing I like about it is its freewheeling, hands-off nature. Anyone can perform at the Fringe; ...

Man Ray: Self-Portrait (Book Review)

Kate Lawson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Kate Lawson

When I think Man Ray, I think painter, filmmaker, poet, experimentalist, philosopher, explorer of fantasy and dreams - and a master of documenting provocative and engaging fashion imagery which challenged the cultural constraints of the visual arts.

Australian Beach-Goers Surprised By 'English Businessmen' Installation Art

Posted 10.03.2012 | Home

Is there a less inspiring moment in the average day than when you're stood at the bus stop, bleary-eyed and weary, waiting to jostle onboard and conte...

Comedy in an Economic Recession...And the Greatest Show on Legs

John Fleming | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

There was a report in The Scotsman yesterday which started: "Theatres across Scotland have had their best winter for years as families flock back to ...