25th October 2018 - The Glasgow Guardian

Review: Troye Sivan’s Bloom

25th October 2018

  Axel Koch Columnist – Music Music columnist Axel Koch takes a look back at Troye Sivan’s latest album   Singing about the same stuff that pop songs have been about for decades, only from a queer perspective is hardly a distinguishing feature in 2018. Yet, on his second studio album Bloom, the 23-year-old Australian singer ...

Blood on the canvas

25th October 2018

Adam Nicholson Writer How should we look at the work of violent artists? The reality is far from simple. There is a painting which hangs in Rome’s Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, c.1599, entitled “Judith Beheading Holofernes.” It is one of a number of undisputed masterpieces by Caravaggio. In stark chiaroscuro, colours vivid, and with those ...

Missing the target?

25th October 2018

  Isabella Eastwood Writer By blaming violence on video games, the media misses its mark In December 1980, Mark David Chapman fatally shot John Lennon four times in the back. In February 1993, ten-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables kidnapped, tortured and killed two-year-old James Bulger, and in April 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold ...