The Emotional Geographies of Museums

Has a painting ever brought you to tears or a live performance made your heart race? Have you felt stressed trying to negotiate the crowds at Tate Modern or found yourself alone and blissfully relaxed in a gallery? When people talk about the value of arts and culture to society, they often make the case … Continue reading The Emotional Geographies of Museums

Carving the Image

Imagism, the poetic format initiated by Ezra Pound, had a significant impact upon the sculptural work of his associate Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Too poor to buy stone, the artist initially made use of off-cuts acquired from the mason who occupied the other half of his Putney studio. Thus, the form and to some extent the imagery … Continue reading Carving the Image