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Magic Assemblage: Magic Assembly

By Edmund Connolly, on 8 September 2014

By freelance journalist Rammy Elsaadany


The premise of the exhibition was that a group of fresh and energetic Central Saint Martin students would create a piece that was to be an interpretation of each artists understanding of the museum objects and the theme of historic representation, as I hurriedly power walked to the museum ( I am perpetually late to events) my mind began to wonder about the infinite ways that this repository of ancient Egyptian objects ranging from art to every day things could generate creative pieces in the next generation of artists.

Image (c) Veronika Neukirch

Image (c) Veronika Neukirch


Tomb Raiders: Ancient Egypt in Modern Art

By Edmund Connolly, on 17 May 2013

 Guest blogger: Kholood Al-Fahad

How can Ancient art be brought to life by contemporary art? Is there a connection between ancient and new?

Tomb Raiders is the place were such questions should have an answer.

Florence's temporal balloons

Florence’s temporal balloons