New exhibition reveals the Baroness artist who wore cake as a hat and lived in poverty

New exhibition reveals the Baroness artist who wore cake as a hat and lived in poverty

The extraordinary life of a thrice-married penniless 20th century baroness who once shaved her pubic hair on film is being celebrated in a new exhibition. Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was a notorious performance artist in Twenties New York; she wore a cake as a hat, spoons as earrings and postage stamps as make-up and lived … Read more

Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell catch the eye in colorful attire at his art exhibition

Vic Reeves and wife Nancy Sorrell catch the eye in colorful attire at his art exhibition

Vic Reeves and his wife Nancy Sorrell were in good spirits as they stepped out together for a private viewing of The Annual Vic Reeves exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in London on Friday. The comedian, 63, ensured he caught the eye of onlookers by opting for a colorful shirt with an artistic print on … Read more

‘Orikata Tales’: An exhibition in George Town of batik animals inspired by towel art | Life

‘Orikata Tales’: An exhibition in George Town of batik animals inspired by towel art |  Life

Penang artist Mandy Maung with her oil paintings of Orikata Tales. — Picture courtesy of Oh Chin Eng GEORGE TOWN, March 19 ― Towel art ― quite simply, the art of folding towels into animal shapes ― is usually practiced in hotels where these towel animals are placed in rooms to welcome guests. And now … Read more