Friday, September 22, 2017

A Secret History of the Pissing Figure in Art


The fact is, a river of piss runs through art history. For centuries, painters and sculptors have depicted the act of urination. Men piss. Women piss. Most of all, young boys piss, so much so that scholars assigned a Latin term, puer mingens, to their ...


Meredith Frampton is the forgotten genius of British art
The same woman appears in A Game of Patience (1937), an equally ravishing canvas and one of four pictures by Frampton included in True to Life – an exhibition at Edinburgh's Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art which is devoted to the overlooked ...




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