A Thing Of Beauty – The Male Species

There’s so much poetry written about women. An endless fascination with their beauty, character, and bodies. Women – the inspiration for art, muses for the artist. A woman can hold a gaze in a way that no man can recreate, she is the centrepiece of every room, the moon amongst the stars. Women are empowered […]

The Curse Of The 27 Club Or Apophenia?

Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse have many commonalities. They were all iconic musicians, avid drug users, profoundly talented, and all died at the age of 27. Is it possible that they made a deal with the devil? Fame in exchange for their souls – death deciding the […]

Did the French Revolution succeed?

In answering the question as to how the French revolutionaries succeeded and failed with their ambitions, it is important to address certain questions such as; what were the French revolutionary’s ambitions?, how did they succeed and fail those ambitions?, what was the real prepose for the revolution? And how did the old regime contrast with […]

Little Red Riding Hood: An Allegory

Jack Zipes has collected 31 versions of the story Little Red Riding Hood for this book, dated from 1697 to 1979, his collection includes plays, poems and stories. Zipes introduces each story with an essay that examines the themes of the story, mainly sexuality and the role of women, and sets a cultural context for […]

Dadaism and Futurism; What Are These -isms?

“They are both destructive, Futurism only on the exterior. In Dadaism this is deeper; they want to dismantle our inner, spiritual and moral constructions.” – Fons Heijnsbroek Dadaism and Futurism both focus on an ideology rather than being considered an art movement. Futurism aimed to express the achievements of science and technology and reflect the […]