Storm plays a decisive role in Kate Tempest’s epic poem Let Them Eat Chaos. Although the poem and the accompanying album were released in 2016, it is hard to imagine a work that better analyses our current lives in self-isolation.
It may seem attractive to turn to past medical practices and epidemics to see what they can teach us about the corona crisis, but Glyn has doubts about the usefulness of this approach. He would rather share some struggles of self-isolation as a single, non-teaching PhD candidate.
The cultural hero displays a fixed set of characteristics: brilliance of mind, work ethos, and a talent no one else possesses. These qualities explain how Filippo Brunelleschi could create one of Tuscany’s greatest landmarks, 600 years ago.
The 33rd edition of TEFAF this month confirms the relevant position of art dealers as important gatekeepers of the art market once again. But what about the early days of this fascinating discipline, did they function as suppliers of beauty or rather as calculated businessmen?
Feet. Why would I need those when I have wings to fly? is Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s life’s mantra. This blog analyzes how het Nationale Ballet gave the rebellious icon feet to dance with.
What makes art taste good? By serving cake, museums might help you along. Why does apple pie with whipped cream affect your museum experience? Nynke Feenstra explains how a museum visit is part of a complex interplay of experiences that transcend the time and place of your visit.