Kitty Jackson

Kitty Jackson, UK (senior writer)
Kitty Jackson has worked as an arts journalist and writer for more than 10 years. She began her career as an Editorial Assistant at WhatsOnStage.com before moving to IdeasTap to become Assistant Editor. After four years Kitty moved towards digital content and began working with leading PR firm PHA Media, helping them to establish a digital department before moving to iProspect, where she was embedded within the digital content team creating content for leading brands including The Body Shop, Thomas Cook and British Gas. Kitty is now excited to return to the world of arts journalism at ArtDependence.

Articles (33)

Symbolism in Art: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dogs
Article date: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dogs

Jeff Koons’ reproduction balloon animals are amongst some of his most recognisable pieces. Usually rendered in a mirror-finished stainless steel in a variety of colours, the works reflect an element of childhood play and disposable culture but in a definitive, substantial form.

Warhol’s Interview Magazine Closes After 50 Years
Article date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Warhol’s Interview Magazine Closes After 50 Years

Andy Warhol’s legendary fashion and art publication, Interview Magazine, will close its doors after 50 years as a beacon of New York pop and fashion culture. The magazine was founded by Warhol in 1969 and has been covering cutting edge lifestyle movements ever since.

Diversity in the Arts: Why Are the Working Classes Still Underrepresented?
Article date: Monday, May 7, 2018

Diversity in the Arts: Why Are the Working Classes Still Underrepresented?

A new report, published in the UK on April 16th, claims that the working class are still dramatically under-represented in most areas of the arts including film, broadcast, publishing and performance.

Symbolism in Art: Tracey Emin’s Beds
Article date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Tracey Emin’s Beds

Contemporary English artist Tracey Emin (born 1963) is known for producing work that includes raw autobiography and elements of confession art. She uses a combination of found items, photography, film, sculpture and painting.

Joel Silver Becomes Second Art Investor to Accuse Jeff Koons Gallery
Article date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Joel Silver Becomes Second Art Investor to Accuse Jeff Koons Gallery

Following a report in April that Jeff Koons and the New York Gagosian Gallery were facing legal action over non-delivery of works, a second, almost identical lawsuit has been filed by Die Hard and Matrix Producer Joel Silver.

Anselm Kiefer: Symbolism of the Forest
Article date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Symbolism of the Forest

“Germans want to forget [the past] and start a new thing all the time, but only by going into the past can you go into the future.” Anselm Kiefer.

84 Male Figures, Poised to Jump from London Rooftop
Article date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

84 Male Figures, Poised to Jump from London Rooftop

On Monday March 26th, Londoners woke up to the haunting site of 84 life-sized sculptures of adult men, perching precariously on the edge of a rooftop on the cities South Bank Promenade.

Symbolism in Art: Malevich’s Black Cross
Article date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Malevich’s Black Cross

A Russian painter and Philosopher, Malevich is credited as the founder of the Suprematist movement, an avant-garde movement that has had a significant and lasting impact on modern art.

Symbolism in Art: Anish Kapoor – Mirrors
Article date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Anish Kapoor – Mirrors

Mirrors have always taken a prominent and symbolic role in myth and fairytale. Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in the mirror of a still lake, whilst the wicked stepmother would ask her mirror to flatter her with her famous line ‘mirror, mirror on the wall…”

Symbolism in Art: The Cow
Article date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Symbolism in Art: The Cow

Damien Hirst is a central figure in contemporary art. One of the wealthiest living artists, his work divides opinions and he has become synonymous with shock value an displays of dead or decaying animal corpses.

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme au béret orange et au col de fourrure (Marie‐Thérèse), executed 4 December 1937. Oil on canvas. 24⅛ x 18⅛ in (61.2 x 46.1 cm)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme au béret orange et au col de fourrure (Marie‐Thérèse), executed 4 December 1937. Oil on canvas. 24⅛ x 18⅛ in (61.2 x 46.1 cm)

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