Art

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

Art

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

Art

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

Literature

‘I Find His Letters Startling for Their Immediacy and Power’ – Madeleine Callaghan Discusses the Life and Art of Percy Bysshe Shelley

To celebrate the release of Shelley's Living Artistry, author Madeleine Callaghan discusses the life of Percy Bysshe Shelley and the shifting relationship between the poet's art and life.  Out of all of the Romantic poets, what was it about Shelley in particular that attracted you to writing a book on his life and work? I chose to … Continue reading

Art

The Changing Discourse in Spanish Art and Culture – An Interview with Paula Barreiro López

Paula Barreiro López, author of Avant-garde Art and Criticism in Francoist Spain, discusses the changing discourse in Spanish culture following the regime of Francisco Franco.  LUP: Hi Paula, could you tell us a bit about the book? This book surveys the aesthetic discourse in connection with the artistic practises that decisively influenced the shaping of … Continue reading