Nyema Droma @ Pitt Rivers

How do you imagine Tibet? Your mind probably conjures up images of mountains and blue skies, a peaceful and spiritual place, with probably very few signs of human life. The Tibet Autonomous Region lies in the southwest of China and is the country’s least densely populated area; it is also the highest region on earth. […]

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Krikor Momdjian @ Pembroke College, Oxford

Պիտի տեսնես թէ մարդիկ ինչպէս կը շարժին You will see that people move around կը տեղափոխուին, աշխարհն սեպելով իրենց տունը change places, considering the world their home սեփականութիունը բոլորին, մէջն ազատօրէն շրջելու owned by all, freely to move about – excerpt from Վերաձեւում, Transformation by Krikor Momdjian, 2015 A Lebanese-born Armenian who resides in Holland […]

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Armenian Manuscripts @ Bodleian

The history and culture of Armenia is unknown to most. To Gallery Girl however, it is extremely familiar. This should not be surprising when I tell you that I am in fact half Armenian, and fiercely proud of my heritage. Armenia should be more famous than being the ancestral homeland of the Kardashians. In fact […]

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Fang Zhaoling @ Ashmolean

When we think about contemporary art from China, those of us who know anything about it will be able to name several artists: Ai WeiWei, Xu Bing, Qiu Zhijie etc. However, most would be hard pressed to be able to list any women. Throughout history, in both the east and the west, the role of […]

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William Morris & Andy Warhol ft. Jeremy Deller @ Modern Art Oxford

William Morris and Andy Warhol are two artists that I would not think to put together. Jeremy Deller however, thinks differently and has curated a fascinating show that displays the pair’s work side by side at Modern Art Oxford. When you walk into the main galleries inside Modern Art Oxford you are immediately handed a […]

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Shezad Dawood @Modern Art Oxford

If you plan on heading down to Modern Art Oxford any time soon prepare yourself for a shock. The walls will not be covered with paintings, nor will the galleries be full of sculpture. Instead, you will be confronted with a giant white doughnut in which you will be instructed to sit and become introduced […]

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Sutherland @ Modern Art Oxford

The words modern and Oxford don’t often come together in the same sentence, so I was intrigued to see what an exhibition on modern British artist Graham Sutherland at Modern Art Oxford would entail. Among the picturesque architecture, and cobbled back streets of Oxford, MAO offers an alternative to the more traditional Ashmolean. The exhibition […]

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