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A synopsis of the painting ‘ Family.’

Introduction This piece is very complex and is about dozens of subjects. I am looking at it a few months after completing it, with a fresh perspective. As at the time, I moved away from my comfort zone dramatically, compared to my previous pieces before. My previous pieces, for a good few years, had the…

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Synopsis of the painting ‘Free Spirit.’

Introduction   This artwork could be looked at me, moaning.  I think that’s okay, as it’s an affirmative, healthy moan, as I’ve created something positive from it. I’ve always used my art to help me with my mental health. I come from a very upsetting background, were at a very young age, my parents left…

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Surrealism and its philosophy

The conversations on the subject ‘crisis of the object’, in surrealism have been largely neglected, in studies dedicated to surrealism. Some people think this is due to the fact the art world, don’t like the surrealists, as they had ties with the communist party.   When the surrealism started as a movement, the art world…

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Why I hated my Fine Arts Degree.

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I remember turning up to my fine art degree, I was a seventeen and had escaped, an unhappy family background. I had no qualifications and was suffering from a lot of mental health issues. I was the last of the poor, going to university, as in those days you could get a student loan and…

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