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This week, on Sunday 8th March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. An event that’s been around since the 1900’s, it commemorates women’s achievements worldwide and across all fields, whether that be science, politics, or the arts. If you’re wondering why anyone still celebrates it (rude, FYI), then the answer is this: the original aim and […]

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Are we missing the political messages in paintings?

Over the 20th century, art has become more and more overtly politicised, with our culture becoming more accepting of art with underlying political significance. The recent unveiling of the Obama portraits has brought to light some of the issues surrounding political art, and the way in which politics manifests in the art world. Picasso’s ‘Guernica’ […]