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ABSOLUT: The Start of Creativity

July 30, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine World-renowned art may not be what immediately comes to mind when you consider the familiar ABSOLUT vodka brand, but ABSOLUT actually has a reputable history of creative collaborations. In 1985 Andy Warhol became the first artist commissioned to create a “portrait” of the brand’s iconic bottle and over the years ABSOLUT’s register of significant names […]

Preview: Art in Large Doses

July 18, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Many will be familiar with the health benefits that a pleasant view is believed to bring hospital patients, but what about other kinds of visual stimulation? Since its foundation in 1959, the charity Paintings in Hospitals has been providing artworks for a range of healthcare sites. The presence of an […]

Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

July 11, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Rosencrantz and Guildenstern; Guildenstern and Rosencrantz: two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet who become protagonists in Tom Stoppard’s absurdist play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The narrative dances around Shakespeare’s original lines as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern try to make sense of the confusing situation they find themselves in. Their lack of […]

Experience of an Art Auction House Intern

July 7, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine I recently spent three months interning at one of the top art auction houses in London. Two names spring to mind? Yes, it was one of those. The art was as beautiful as I expected it to be, the people as well educated and well dressed as […]

Review: Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light

July 3, 2011


This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine A thin, black strip of audiotape, secured flush against the wall, whips round the gallery space and back again between two reel-to-reel decks, its movement almost undetectable. The speaker at one end emits the recorded memories of Milton Torres – a Cold-War pilot who was sent on a mission […]