Then we come to Sam Irons' photography. The difference here being that he selects two images that seem worlds apart and sets them next to each other to challenge perception, leaving the viewer to grasp what the relationship is between the two and draw their own unique conclusions.
Neil Spring is hoping for a treat this Halloween. His debut novel, "The Ghost Hunters", has finally hit the shelves after three years in the making.
Critics might accuse the majority of the Palestinian diaspora's work as being political, and by implication less worthy of praise. But Halaby embraces the label. "Semantics!" she says to The Majalla, "Don't be fooled: everything we do is political. Staying silent is political . . . Yes, my art is political."
The development of clothing to protect women from rape seems to be this year's newest favourite rape prevention tactic running a close second to the ubiquitous "women shouldn't drink alcohol" advice.
Desire, for Sophie, is 'natural', "But is it natural to be taken and shaken while all that you want is to be charmed by an inexplicable mystery? Good sex is good for health, oh yes. Bad or boring sex is not." But this doesn't mean that we can't learn to satisfy these desires ourselves.
Russian art is undergoing something of resurgence at the moment. You may have also noticed the sharp increase, especially in London, of exhibitions and galleries devoted entirely to Russian art.
Frankenstein, the jewel in the crown of the National Theatre's NT Live initiative, is returning to UK cinemas just in time for Halloween. So if you haven't yet seen Danny Boyle's extraordinary interpretation of Mary Shelley's gothic tale of creation and destruction then grab your opportunity.
All dressed up and no one to scare? If you're feeling uninspired by another year of Halloween pumpkins and the same old witch hats, then never fear! The onset of November brings weird and wacky celebrations to countries all over the world
With London Art Week over, it is time for our overdue summary of the street murals from around the world...
The Hang-Up team met with British creator, writer and Radiohead's in-house artist Stanley Donwood to chat about his upcoming exhibition and retrospective of rare works, his first impressions of Thom Yorke and being David Hockney's number one fan.
Although the book is somewhat restrictively called Shakespeare Up Close - the essays cover not only Shakespeare but other playwrights and poets of his time, before and after.
The 33-year-old artist Xxxora looks, acts and dresses like a woman, but she knows she is more than that, being one of the 30,000 plus people in the UK born with ambiguous sex organs - male and female.
I first discovered the work of artist Miss Pokeno at the Guildhall Art Gallery's ongoing Victoriana exhibition, which runs until 8th December this year.
I wonder if this is a reaction to new funding schemes in higher education in the UK, a move toward more American cultural norms, a combination of the two, or something else entirely?
After a super successful inaugural year in 2012, MADE LONDON - The Design and Craft Fair, returns to One Marylebone, London, to once again present the very best in contemporary craft and design until this Sunday the 27th.
Are our lives so dull and boring, that we crave such exciting, even depraved, thrills to liven things up? These Halloween experiences offer the same thing as fast fairground rides and horror movies do; the opportunity to experience an adrenalin rush (caused by shock and fear) in a relatively safe setting.