Author Archives: Mathilda Drukier

Hew Locke: Countering colonialist sculptures in 2022

Hew Locke is one of the most interesting artists working currently. Born in Edinburgh in 1959, Locke was the son of a Guyanese sculptor and a British painter. He moved to Guyana from 1966-1980 and was present for the independence of the country, greatly impacting his work. With a background in sculpture, the artist has […]

Let them eat soup

On the 14th of October 2022, the JSO (Just Stop Oil) organization threw a can of tomato soup at Van Gogh’s celebrated Sunflowers. Is this a violent act against an important work or is this a necessary action towards environmental change?

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