Do Artists Pollute?

Apart from making art that focuses our minds on ‘saving the environment’, artists can, themselves, start making direct contributions by addressing the use of polluting materials and the enormous amounts of waste that contemporary art tends to generate. In an article in today’s Observer – ‘Can art be environmentally friendly?’ – Lucy Siegle addresses this …

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Will Art Ever Meet Science? Images at the London Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London is making a great attempt at blending an artistic perspective with their main focus of activity – science education. A previously mounted conceptual art exhibit was reviewed in this blog.  The museum has now opened a new gallery entitled Images of Nature focused on showcasing the over half-a-million drawings, …

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The Guardian Shows Why We May Continue To Fail

Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen – shame about the climate change art. In a recent column with the above title in Britain’s newspaper ‘The Guardian’, environmental writer Bibi van der Zee gives her views on whether the art works that surrounded the Copenhagen Climate Change conference would do any good at all.  Written before the summit finished …

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