On The Subject Of Noir – Dark Romanticism and the Dark Side of the Moon from Blake to Manga

Dark romanticism as an aesthetic trend in art and literature which delves into the darker side of human nature and the morally ambiguous has been popular since the age of enlightenment. The Spanish artist Goya explored the dark side of the human psyche with his drawings and paintings of witches and their unholy acts of … Read more

Murray Ballard – ‘On The Prospect of Immortality.’

I attended the book launch of Murray Ballards ‘On The Prospect of Immortality’ on 17th March at the Pheonix centre in Brighton intrigued to hear the motivations and inspiration for his work on cryogenics. Ballard and his publisher Gordon McDonald from Gost hosted a discussion explaining how the work came together and its journey from … Read more

Industrial Coastline

Industrial Coastline by Teresa Neal – Maiden Publishing UK While photographic collections concerning the industrial landscapes of America are plentiful in number, those focusing upon England’s ‘green and pleasant’ have been far less frequently attempted. Perhaps this is because the more obvious and dramatic glories and declines of our industries occurred in an earlier era. … Read more

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