‘Angels of Anarchy’ Women and Surrealism Exhibition

I went to see this exhibition yesterday at Manchester City Art Gallery.  Surrealism challenges  the order and acceptance of everything.  Logic is turned upside down, inside out, new meanings come into being from unlikely juxtapositions thereby making new art.  Surrealism began in the 1920s led by Andre Breton and fellow writers and artists (including Dali).Continue reading “‘Angels of Anarchy’ Women and Surrealism Exhibition”

Sex, Drugs and Literature: Branwell Bronte Gets his Place in the Sun at Last!

Great!  Finally an exhibition that focuses on Branwell Bronte!  Poor old Branwell, the eternal Black Sheep of the Bronte family.  I have always felt that he has been much maligned, not helped by himself I may add.  This article puts it so succinctly when it points out the expectations and burden placed on the onlyContinue reading “Sex, Drugs and Literature: Branwell Bronte Gets his Place in the Sun at Last!”