Friday, October 20The Voice of London

Category: Arts

Students In The Studio

Students In The Studio

art, Arts
A common myth about pursuing a career in the arts is that the success rate is very low, which discourages and prevents a lot of individuals from going into what they love. You wouldn’t expect the girl that’s board folding a t-shirt to have a stellar range of abstract paintings in her bedroom, or that the boy behind the counter at Subway has a three octave vocal range. After speaking to multiple students studying art here at The University of Westminster, they offered insight into their work and the what has inspired them and their own works. In the cluttered art studios located in the Harrow campus, Taylor Ellis (second year digital art), Sarajane Martin (second year painter), Aidan Currie (first year sculpture) and Jenö Davies (first year sculpture) talked about their personal experien

Sounds of the Underground

Arts, culture, Entertainment, Music
There are always lots of musicians playing music in the many stations for the London Underground. Every musician has their own story. They insist on their dream, even though they may suffer from many of life's pressures. This video shows the different types of music from talented London Underground artists, and their spirit of music and life.  
Museums On A Budget

Museums On A Budget

Arts
If you are ever looking for something to do in London, here is a short list of museums for those who may be on a budget and looking for a way to spend their day. From history to art, there is something for everyone. Free Museums 1. British Museum   - Open: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Daily, Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. - The American Dream Exhibition - £16.50 - The British Museum houses a variety of cultural artefacts from all over the world. Some of the most popular ones would be the Rosetta Stone and mummies from Egypt. The museum also hosts events throughout the day such as free tours and sessions where visitors can touch some of the objects. They are always hosting separate exhibitions, although there is a separate cost for these. Currently, they are puttin

Body and Art: Karis Crawford

Arts
As the female body image evolves, female artists are now more concerned than ever to keep us aware of the warts-and-all image that is the actual female form. Reporter: Anisha Chowdhury | Sub-Editor: Andrew Whiteford In 1866, French artist Gustave Courbet created the ‘Origin of the world’, illustrating close ups of the female genitalia, in its most honest form. The eroticism of the pieces was heightened by its true and rich representation, without the need for flattery or sugar coating. For the past years, girls around the world have been using art to express their own version of what female body image should represent. Amongst young artists in western society, it has become an increasing trend to be vulgar and unapologetic with their visuals. Through this, women are able to reclaim th
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