Mother’s Day – do something different this year

Mother’s Day – do something different this year Local Bristol charity give ethical microloans to entrepreneurs in Togo, Malawi, and South Sudan. In light of Mother’s Day (UK) coming up this Sunday… Continue reading

Bristol Students Protest Arms Trade At Careers Fair

Bristol University’s Bristol Left society staged a ‘die in’ protest at the Engineering and I.T. careers fair yesterday, Wednesday 23rd October. In Wills Memorial, all was going well for BAE Systems and other… Continue reading

Animal AWARE

La Antigua, Guatemala is a small, colonial town close to the capital. Popular with tourists and travellers, Antigua’s cobbled streets and colourful facades host luxurious hotels, fine restaurants, and trendy bars. Amongst these,… Continue reading

The Third of May 1808, 1814

By the end of the 18th century, Franciso Goya‘s talents had been rewarded and he had attained the post of First Painter to the Spanish monarch, King Charles IV, though this position was… Continue reading

Urban v. Rural Clash in Jazz Age America

The 1920s were a decade of remarkable social and cultural change due to the great economic boom and advancements in industry. Furthermore, the political scene had greatly changed after world war one. Generally,… Continue reading

‘The Lonely Londoners’ by Sam Selvon

‘Under the kiff-kiff laughter, behind the ballad and the episode, the what-happening, the summer-is-hearts, he could see a great aimlessness, a great restless, swaying movement that leaving you standing in the same spot.’[1] … Continue reading

Martin Luther King: in Perspective

Although Martin Luther King did achieve some successes during the civil rights movement, many of his campaigns also failed. King has also been criticised for crediting himself with work that was, in fact,… Continue reading

Edinburgh Fringe Fest!

Edinburgh Fringe Fest! Just art arrived in Edinburgh for the fringe festival!! I’ll be here for the week reviewing for the edinburgh fringe review, a meeting of minds from Oxbridge, Durham and Bristol… Continue reading

ART HISTORY: Key Events in the Western World 1900-1945

 Art Nouveau 1890-1910  A reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it is characterised by organic-especially floral and other plant-inspired- motifs, as well as very stylised, flowing curvilinear forms. 1900 – The… Continue reading

Three studies in Realism

‘Positivist’ age. Rejecting the idealised classicism of academic art as well as the exotic themes of romanticism, Realists sought to convey a truthful and objective vision of contemporary life. Showing everyday lives of… Continue reading