Beijing authorities have shut down an art exhibition celebrating attempts to combat violence against women, organisers said on Thursday. The exposition, timed to coincide with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, was to open at Beijing’s Jinge Art Gallery on Wednesday. But when artistsContinue Reading In the window of a gallery in San Francisco’s Mission district, Mirabelle Jones paced the enclosed space in nothing but nude underwear. Razor blades suspended from balloons hung just over her head. In this pink-tinted, claustrophobic exhibition, the San Francisco performance artist stripped down and endured a barrage ofContinue Reading

Laurence has a history of Social Anxiety, and credits his art with helping to overcome that… — Kyle MacDonald (@kylemacd) November 8, 2015 Laurence is an untrained artist who, eighteen months ago, was deep in an abstract expressionist phase, enjoying the influence of greats from Jackson Pollock and LeeContinue Reading For Dave Dineen, the childhood experience of being abused physically by his mother and sexually by his brother in a council house in Ballyphehane, Cork, informs the work he now does as founder of the Lámh Healing foundation. The group helps others come to terms with the often devastatingContinue Reading