A birthday feast of Edvard Munch prints

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2019


A birthday is a good time for reflection. As well as to see an exhibition dedicated to Edvard Munch’s inventive, angst-laden prints – drypoint, etched, lithographs. I was particularly taken by ‘Moonlight’, or ‘A Night in St. Cloud’. The figure at the window is Emanuel Goldstein, a Danish poet and housemate of Munch’s in Paris. … Continue reading “A birthday feast of Edvard Munch prints”

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Can we rely on our collective memory to preserve art for eternity?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2016


The answer is probably ‘no’ but we’ll know for sure on February 21 when the Tate Liverpool ends its mind-bending exhibition ‘An Imagined Museum’. The whole point of the show is memory and forgetting. The exhibition brings together more than 60 major, post 1945 artworks from three prestigious galleries and visitors are told to commit … Continue reading “Can we rely on our collective memory to preserve art for eternity?”

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Amedeo Modigliani is the very artist for our fiercely frank, candid camera age

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2015


Who was Amedeo Modigliani that his paintings sell so startlingly well in the 21st century? During his lifetime, the Italian painter and sculptor was not particularly well known (or well thought of). He lived in Paris for a long time, where he met Picasso. He lived a Bohemian life – self-destructive in its debauchery and drugs … Continue reading “Amedeo Modigliani is the very artist for our fiercely frank, candid camera age”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK