Art

The Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s – In Conversation with Gülru Çakmak

We caught up with author of Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s, Gülru Çakmak, to discuss the critical reception of the French painter's work and his challenge of making history experiential. Your new book addresses the crisis of history painting in the 1850s. Why did you choose to draw focus upon this … Continue reading

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Individuals Against Individualism – In Conversation with Jacopo Galimberti

To celebrate the US release of Individuals Against Individualism we caught up with author Jacopo Galimberti to discuss geopolitical influences on art and the role of ‘minor’ art centres in heightening interest in collaborative art practices.  In the UK? Purchase your copy of Individuals Against Individualism here. Individuals Against Individualism examines the phenomenon of collective art practice in the continental Western … Continue reading

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Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria – In conversation with David Cross

To celebrate the release of Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria, we sat down with David Cross to discuss the historical influence on the creative process and why the art showcased in the book may have been overlooked for so long. What was it that caused you to draw your focus on art in Lancashire and … Continue reading

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Are We All Addicts Now?

To celebrate the launch of Are We All Addicts Now? we caught up with Vanessa Bartlett and Henrietta Bowden-Jones to discuss how addiction to technology may be explored through artistic interpretation.  Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence is an artist-led enquiry into digital hyper-connectivity and the normalization of addictive behaviours through our everyday interactions with digital devices. … Continue reading

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Publishing your book OA: An author’s perspective with Helen Gilbert

An interview by Alison Welsby, Editorial Director with Professor Helen Gilbert from Royal Holloway University of London, on the publication of the Open Access work, In the Balance: Indigeneity, Performance, Globalization. Thank you, Helen, for agreeing to this interview. In the Balance is a remarkable work that considers indigenous peoples’ performance over recent decades. Why did you choose … Continue reading