Favourite Artists Part One

My favourite artists in no particular order. Salvador Dali Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory. 1931 Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer I.  1907 Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci, Study of Horse. 1492 Ana Mendieta Ana Mendieta, Silueta series  Georgia O'Keefe Georgia O'Keefe, Flower of Life II. 1925 Jenny Saville Jenny Saville, Reverse. …

Epithets

Epithets are other names that a god is known by due to regions they were worshipped or/and divine associations. The Hellenic Theoi (Greek Gods) have many epithets except for Hestia who due to information about her cults being lost means she has no known epithets; the info we know is that she is a daughter …

The Sublime and its relevance in Contemporary Art

Here is an art essay for you which explains the concept of the sublime and whether it is relevant in contemporary art society, as always comment and like. In order to determine if the term sublime is relevant in contemporary art I am going to examine four artists who work with different mediums in contemporary …

The Hellenic Calendar is a Looney One

Meaning it is calculated by the phases of the moon and each month is approximately thirty days long. Most of the days of the month are dedicated to a certain God or task, which tells us that the ancient Greeks were consistently worshipping  and performing rituals within the household as well as outside as a …

‘Being a Latebloomer’ Response post| Being the Turtle not the Hare

This post is inspired by Sarah Hawkinson's video (below) that she put up last year, I have wanted to do a response for a while, but needed to correlate my thoughts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzfenvAc_qk&nohtml5=False   I left school at seventeen with hardly any qualifications and hardly any friends. School wasn't a pleasant experience for me, while I …

YouTube Channel

I have just started a YouTube channel  where I plan to talk about my art, writing, poetry, being a Hellenic polytheist, being a vegan, fashion, tattoos and piercings; basically everything I am interested in. There is only one video up on there now about my art practice but I plan to upload a video every week …

MA Creative Practice 1- ‘Pecha Kucha’ Thought Experiment

For my second Creative Practice lesson we started a 'Thought Experiment' which is based on the Pecha Kucha presentation style. Using the book '101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life,' by Roger-Pol Droit our tutor selected random experiments and placed them in plain brown and white envelopes with the title 'thought experiment' placed on …

MA Creative Practice 1 – Poem workshop

For my first Creative Practice lesson on MA degree, we were taught by poet and writer Catriona Ryan who completed a writing experiment with us. Our first exercise was to write with our left hand(as it is suppose to be your more creative side) with out thinking, something alike the Dada and Surrealist poetry movement …