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Painting the unseen

(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser meets artist James Earley whose portraits of people living on the edge of society are making waves.

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Dressing for a cause

(3 minute read) Nicole Law looks at the impact of wearable activism at this year’s Met Gala in New York.

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A visual work-out: it’s time to take another look at classic movies and the theatre

(4 minute read) Put your phone down and look up, it’s time to watch an old film or visit the theatre, says Hajra Rehman.

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The reluctant admiration of genius

(4 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst offers a starkly honest review of the exhibition Lucian Freud: Real Lives at the Tate Gallery in Liverpool.

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Tolkien’s formative years in Birmingham … a conversation with William Sherwood

New Conversational Video … Sean Organ interviews William Sherwood – the Education Secretary of The Tolkien Society.

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Out of Africa

(5 minute read) Clare Campbell experienced some of her greatest lessons in life under the Kenyan sun, on a mission with the Salesian Sisters.

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Painting Covid

(5 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst finds the art of Ollie Manco can act as a visual examination of conscience.

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The glorification of Mary is the glorification of every woman

(6 minute read) Carolyn Morrison reflects upon how the Virgin Mary’s assumption into heaven has been celebrated and portrayed in art.

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An artistic contribution to the science-religion debate

(5 minute read) Carolyn Morrison re-visits the life, work and beliefs of the celebrated Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus at the National Gallery.

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Proudly Unfinished

(2 minute read) Nicole Law discusses the topic of perfectionism and argues that we should shed our obsession with hiding our imperfect selves.

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