Last updated on November 15th, 2015 at 12:08 pm

Unlock Art by Le Meridien

Art is somewhat of a mystic treasure to the modern male. We may appreciate it, but when it comes to the history and terminology, we may be lacking just a little. However, similar to fine wine, a little bit of knowledge can go a long way to impress at a dinner party, a lady, or perhaps even the in-laws.

Thankfully help is on the way. One of the most popular and iconic art galleries in the world, TATE, has teamed up with Le Merdien Hotels to guide us on a journey spanning 8 months and 8 collaborative films. Our path of discovery will see us getting tips in buying art, different types of art such as; Performance, Pop and even The Nude. All films will be connected and narrated by a name, including the likes of the new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, Frank Skinner & Alan Cumming.

The first video kicks off with a guide to Performance Art by Frank Skinner. Featuring a little history and household names such as , performance art can be one of the most exciting, but equally daunting. With audience participation very on trend, it is art to create response with.

Joes Art Tip: If it’s crazy, involves the human form and you are unsure on what type of art your eyes are feasting on, chances are, it’s performance art.

To find out more about the Unlock Art movement and follow your own cultural awakening head on over to the special Unlock Art Mini Site.

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