Art & Photography

That Old Idea of Novelty in Art – 17th-Century Durham Pineapples

New is exciting. This wasn’t new in the 16th and 17th centuries, as Seif El Rashidi proves as he chronicles pineapple presence in Durham.

Art is Sex, or why Modern Art gave me a High

Sylvain Aliocha has a great time with some artists in New York (despite them not being there) and wonders why they broke with figurative painting.