The latest exhibition at Hayward Gallery displays the works of artists from the to the present day who have used artificial light as matter. It features works from Ann Veronica, Katie Paterson, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Bill Culbert to name a few.
Valley of Fires photo by Jake Blucker ( on Unsplash
One of history's most renowned Art Nouveau painters Gustav Klimt is known for his decorative style paintings filled with erotic scenes. And considering all the subtle details in the paintings, these must've been quite a challenge to put on canvas. But now imagine painting those on the skin... Or even better, take a look at tattoo artists who already did that.
compare with an Irish figure at Glen daloughThis capital at Piacenza in Italy shows a squatting female a little like the later, insular sub-class called sheela-na-gigs - but the bulbous eyes of her and the devouring monsters are distinctly oriental.