Posts Tagged ‘art

17
Mar
10

Does some art go too far?

A Danish artist is causing controversy after dressing her baby as evil 20th century figures including Saddam Hussein and Adolf Hitler.  

Have a look at the pictures here. Continue reading ‘Does some art go too far?’

18
Nov
09

Is public art worth the money?

It’s called African Renaissance, it towers over the Senegalese capital of Dakar, taller than the Statue of Liberty.

When it’s officially dedicated at a ceremony in the next few weeks, the country’s President wants it to symbolise the new aspirations of the younger generation.

  Continue reading ‘Is public art worth the money?’

18
Sep
08

Michael Jordan meets Tchaikovsky

“Poetry in motion!” That’s a description applied to some of the best moments in sport. But instead of poetry, what about music? Chinese pianist Lang Lang – the 26-year-old who played at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics – has been speaking to the BBC about some of his sporting inspirations as he caresses the keys. When he plays Tchaikovsky? It’s basketball player, Michael Jordan, who comes to mind. But Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt also fill his fingers with fire. Is it the same for you? Do you forever link some sport or sports stars with pieces of music? Or do they inspire you to other works of art? And why?

08
Jul
08

On air: Taking pictures of naked children, art or abuse?

A demure photograph of a naked female sitting on a rock with white cliffs in the background. Not that controversial you may think, what if I then say the naked female is six years old? The picture has been put on the cover of Australia’s leading arts journal Art Monthly. Kevin Rudd, the Aussie PM, says it’s “disgusting”, others say naked images of children are sexual and should therefore be banned. But should it? Continue reading ‘On air: Taking pictures of naked children, art or abuse?’




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