Caught in the Crossfire: Artistic Responses to Conflict at the Herbert

From iconic protest images to personal reactions, the Herbert’s investigation into artist’s responses to the brutality of war leads the viewer on a challenging journey – from the home front to the frontline – as seen through the eyes of artists, soldiers and those affected by conflict. Visitors are prompted to explore and debate weighty … Continue reading

Ezra Cohen’s blood red landscapes at Meller Merceux Gallery Oxford

Painter Ezra Cohen’s latest exhibition explores the synchronicity and violence of man’s relationship with nature. Incorporating found objects, such as wire and leaves, along with oil paint and even his own blood, he seeks to symbolise both man’s oneness with nature and his capacity for violence against it. Inspired by solitary walks through the wild forests … Continue reading

Photographer Amelia Shepherd’s Female Fighters at the Brighton Photo Fringe

Exhibition Review: Female Fighters, Brighton Media Centre, Brighton; Sundial Clinic, Brighton; until November 18 2012 Female kickboxers captured in the moments after sparring are the subject of Amelia Shepherd’s multimedia photography, showing the transition between two worlds – the purely physical and the realm of roles and responsibilities – in an exhibition inspired by the … Continue reading