The World of Lesbian Art Putting the words “lesbian” and “artist” together is a political gesture, acknowledging a historically marginalised group’s ability to independently create.

Contrary to what traditional art history courses imply, lesbians have existed and contributed to the visual art world for centuries and continue to do so today. Like artists of any other sexuality, they have painted, drawn, sculpted, and photographed their … Continue reading The World of Lesbian Art Putting the words “lesbian” and “artist” together is a political gesture, acknowledging a historically marginalised group’s ability to independently create.

Six Questions With an Artist: Meg McIntire Classic Nickelodeon cartoons, vintage fashion and traditional Japanese woodblock paintings come together in McIntire's technicolor comic books.

Meg McIntire is a portrait and comic book artist, based in San Diego, California. Her first self-published comic, Butter 1, was released in 2012 and sold out entirely during its run. McIntire is known for her vibrant, technicolor style and … Continue reading Six Questions With an Artist: Meg McIntire Classic Nickelodeon cartoons, vintage fashion and traditional Japanese woodblock paintings come together in McIntire’s technicolor comic books.

Spinning a New Yarn: Anne Madden’s Colours of the Wind – Ariadne’s Thread Through her use of saturated colour, abstracted forms and larger-than-life linen canvases, Madden takes the ancient Greek myth of Ariadne one step further.

●●●●○ Currently running at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Anne Madden’s Colours of the Wind – Ariadne’s Thread is a collection which explores the ancient Greek myth of Ariadne, a classical heroine who saved Theseus from death at the hands of … Continue reading Spinning a New Yarn: Anne Madden’s Colours of the Wind – Ariadne’s Thread Through her use of saturated colour, abstracted forms and larger-than-life linen canvases, Madden takes the ancient Greek myth of Ariadne one step further.

Home Again – The Conservation of ‘The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife’

After passing through two sets of locked gates and doors, entering the newly refurbished Shaw Room of the National Gallery feels like visiting the Pentagon. Emma Pearson, Press Office Assistant of the gallery, directs me to the recently built ramps … Continue reading Home Again – The Conservation of ‘The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife’