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Degas And Manet: An Enigmatic Relationship

The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently hosting a dual exhibition which displays the lives and works of Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet – two giants of 19th…

Remembering Rachmaninoff

This week would have been the 150th Birthday of Sergei Rachmaninoff, the great Russian composer. Rachmaninoff was a true virtuoso on the piano and, standing at 6 foot 6, an…

Is The Art World Doing Enough?

Art has the potential to play a crucial role in tackling climate change. Solutions, such as minimising deforestation and reaching ‘Net Zero’ carbon emissions, will require unprecedented global transformation; changes…

The EU Sunset Bill – An Undemocratic Waste of Time

This week the House of Lords is set to debate the “EU Sunset Bill” or, more formally, the “Retained EU Law revocation and Reform Bill”. The Sunset Bill was originally…

Incorporating Art into Everyday Life

A student’s schedule is consistently brimming with academic work, sports fixtures, and social events. Making time to appreciate art can therefore seem insurmountable; an endeavour which requires unnecessary effort. However,…

Everton Sack Lampard After Dismal Tenure

Last week Everton manager Frank Lampard became the sixth Premier League manager to get the sack this season. Lampard managed just 44 league games during his tenure at Everton which…

Nicola Sturgeon says an independent Scotland would apply to rejoin the EU

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that an independent Scotland would apply to re-join the EU. Given that during the 2016 Brexit referendum, all 32 local authorities in Scotland voted to remain…