Did you miss the Peggy Guggenheim movie?

  The movie “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” was shown at the Auckland Film Festival earlier this year. Some Friends members were lucky enough to have seen it then. The Film returns to Rialto Cinema, Newmarket on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 5:30pm Continue reading Did you miss the Peggy Guggenheim movie?

Banksy makes a point about the value of refugees

Banksy created a series of new works at “the Jungle” migrant camp in Calais, France in an effort to remind nations to be more accepting of refugees. In one piece, the street artist depicted Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as a Syrian refugee Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/banksy-depicts-steve-jobs-as-syrian-refugee-in-new-work-20151212#ixzz3uuepMixn   Continue reading Banksy makes a point about the value of refugees

but is it art?

American Artist Chad Wys plays with our perception of art with his revisitation of classic masters paintings. He creates a new aesthetic-emotional experience with a careful new composition of colour and seemingly destructive strokes. Whether you see it as vandalism or an loveable new way of blending past and present, it asks the question ‘what … Continue reading but is it art?