My Dog Sighs is a phenomenal artist and one we have admired for many years. His stunning eye paintings,murals, cans and characters can be seen all over the world, and if you’re lucky enough you might discover one of his free artworks through his ‘Free Art Friday’ project.Continue reading “In the spotlight with My Dog Sighs”
The majestic polar bear has sadly found its way onto the endangered species list. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), this animal is classed as vulnerable to extinction.
At one time the biggest threat to polar bears was us, and it still is – but now for very different reasons. In the past we hunted them illegally for food, fur and sport. Today, conservationists are concerned about the massive impact on these creatures from the effects of human industrialisation and pollution resulting in climate change.
It was once said “talent creates, genius steals”. But who said this, we aren’t 100 per cent sure. A quick Google search informs us that it could have been Oscar Wilde, T.S Elliot or even Picasso. To be honest though, it doesn’t really matter. What matters is the question of whether using someone else’s imagery, logo or trademark is considered ‘theft’ – or is there just cause behind the appropriation of others’ work?Continue reading “Appropriation in art – is it appropriate, or stealing?”