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Think Like an Artist’ by Will Gompertz

Think Like an Artist’ by Will Gompertz

Recently I finished reading a rather inspiring book called ‘Think Like An Artist’ by Will Gompertz which I bought from Kelly & Walsh during Art Basel HK 2018. Why do some people seem to find it easy to come up with fresh, brilliant ideas? And how do they turn them...

Buying vs. Creating: What’s more valuable?

Buying vs. Creating: What’s more valuable?

Can’t think of the perfect birthday gift/Christmas present for your parents, relatives or friends? Don’t know what store to start with? Then maybe consider creating something, as opposed to buying it. Although you might not always think it, there’s great value in...

Fun for all Ages?

Fun for all Ages?

At my recent visit back to the UK, I experienced a rather fun art installation by Superflex, a group of Danish artists (founded in 1993) who is best known for their playfully subversive films and art installations. At Tate Modern, Superflex installed an orange line of...

Play in Two Days

Play in Two Days

We are offering something totally new this summer at our visual and performing arts workshops. For starters, we are introducing ‘Play in Two Days’. A Play in Two Days is the name of our new Drama Festivals where the participants will come in and plan, write, produce,...

Benefits to Keeping a Sketchbook

Benefits to Keeping a Sketchbook

Although I’ve probably always understood the value of sketching on a regular basis, that does not mean I always did it. Sure, I’ve bought a sketchbook from time to time with the intent of filling it, but more often than not, the book never got to reach its full...

Why do kids hate writing?

Why do kids hate writing?

Any mention of the word writing can put kids in the sourest of moods. In school, students are forced to copy out word after word, the language that jumps from the lips becomes stodgy and rigid on the page, its grammar levels up to ultra-hard difficulty and soon wrists...

Keeping Up to date with Contemporary Art!

Keeping Up to date with Contemporary Art!

Visiting Damien Hirst’s exhibition ‘Visual Candy vs Natural History’ at Gagosian Gallery made me wonder about the connections we find between contemporary art and science. Hirst is known for his installations, sculptures, paintings and drawings that explore these...