Arts ~ Modernist Photography

Visit the world’s greatest private collections of photography. The works feature from the period of the 1920s through to the 1950s.

Portraits are compiled from artists including from my favourites: Matisse, Picasso, and Breton. Also, there are about 159 vintage prints by 70 other artists who are influential figures including Brassai,  André Kertész, Dorothea Lange and Aleksandr Rodchenko. Lastly, there’s a sneak peek of Elton John’s masterpieces in photography. The Radical Eye exhibition is on until 21 May 2017 at the Tate Modern in London.

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Film ~ Bridget Jones’s Baby

Directed by Sharon Maguire, the romantic comedy, Bridget Jones’s Baby follows our favourite lady, Bridget played by Renée Zellweger around her single life adventures, impressive broadcast media career and surprise pregnancy  after one night occasions in England. Soon enough, the identity of her baby comes into question. There’s a fifty percent chance that it may belong to the successful lawyer, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) or the dreamy relationship guru, Jack (Patrick Dempsey). Sit in a comfortable cinema chair and discover who the father is in this laugh-out-loud film filled with bits of British banter and family chaos.

Arts ~ Banksy Identity

Yesterday multiple major media outlets published articles about their investigation into the identity of the English based graffiti artist, Banksy.

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The political driven activist uses a specific stencil technique to create his satirical street art that often provokes discussion and has garnered him an international reputation.

A report from The Independent suggested that Robert “3D” Del Naja, the founding member of the English trip hop group, Massive Attack may be the elusive artist. This conclusion was drawn from reviewing the band’s tour dates and new works of art appearing in the same select cities.

As much as some people may want to know. The fact that the artist is unknown makes his work even more special. Instead of trying to reveal his identity, it may be best if the public admired and kept the mystery going or at least that’s my opinion. I guess in life not everyone can keep a secret or rather is willing to…