The Scream by Edvard Munch

Who painted his own emotional and psychological state ('soul painting').  Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter, whose best known work, The Scream, has become one of the most iconic images of world art. His childhood was overshadowed by illness, bereavement and the dread of inheriting a mental condition that ran in the family.  Phase of Childhood Munch said [...]

Improve your mental health using exercise

"It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigour." Marcus Tullius Cicero physical activity means any movement of your body that uses your muscles and expends energy. One of the great things about physical activity is that there are endless possibilities and there will be an activity to suit almost everyone!  It [...]

Francesca Woodman- Break the cage and fly thou choose the art over life’

Francesca Woodman was an American photographer best known for her black and White ghost images featuring either herself or women, naked or clothed, blurred (due to movement and long exposure times), telling her story. Her work continues to be the subject of much critical acclaim and attention, years after she died by suicide at the age of [...]