The Shabby Chic Culture – A Fast Growing Trend

Over the years, there has been an explosion of a culture, or perhaps a movement, in interior decor, of furniture and furnishings, known commonly as the Shabby chic look, which seamlessly blends the old with the modern, resulting in a distressed, tired, yet modernistic appearance. This style was quite popular in the 1980s amongst modern Bohemians …

“Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”

Oscar Wilde, in his essay titled 'The Decay of Lying - An Observation', published in 1891, suggested that "Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life". This is so true given that our very existence in its social context is a representation of the complex relationship between us and nature. Our lives are interwoven …

Art & History Event ~ The Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Art Exhibitions For lovers of African Arts and History  The Victoria and Albert Museum or V&A as commonly known, are having volunteering guided tours of Black people and Art through 1600 - 1815 in Britain. ~ Titled "Mysterious Spectacle: The African Representation in European Art", this will be a Free talk & guided tour to be held on Saturday 4 …