About me

“Happiness comes from the full understanding of your own being”

Marina Abramovic

Hi, i’m Natalie

Art is at the core of my being . I want to share how I see the world through art. I’m currently a student who is passionate about art, photography and architecture. I love painting, drawing and visiting exhibitions. Alongside creating art, I love learning about art history and about artists who are shaping our world today. Here, on my blog, are a collection of reviews, thoughts and discoveries focused on exploring the art world and how it shapes us .I hope I can inspire you to explore the world of art and recognise how much it plays a part in our society ❤

My notes from Christopher Bucklow’s Essay – ‘The Lens Within the Heart: Bacon’s Memory Theatre’

Francis Bacon’s work challenged everything I initially knew about art. Art to many is dominated by the creations of the ‘masters’ and is thought to be strictly a fine art practice of achieving beauty and perfection used for economic benefit. However, when examined closely, art is a manifestation of our entire existence- a manifestation of our individual human…

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An ongoing stream of thoughts from artists and critics that resonate with me

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.” – Susan Sontag “For within the sacred quadrangle of the painting or video or photograph, or indeed gallery space, within this temenos,…

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The Pre-Raphaelite Sisters at the National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition on the Pre-Raphaelite Sisters pushes the focus that has for decades been dominated by the men of the brotherhood and of the movement to the more obvious and pressing matter of the story behind the sitter: the women. What many have overlooked and failed to see is that although much success has come…

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