Entries by Sam Parker from 04/2012

Sir Peter Blake Recreates Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Cover

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Sir Peter Blake has taken inspiration from his famous Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover to create a new artwork. The English pop art...

Alice Pasquini Proves Street Art Can Be Subtle (PICTURES + VIDEO)

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Alice Pasquini's work depicts 'strong and independent women' The term 'graffiti art' tends to conjure visions of surrealist cartoons, pop art -...

Damien Hirst At The Tate Modern (REVIEW)

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Damien Hirst poses at the opening of his new retrospective at Tate Modern Fundamental to most people’s resistance to modern art – the ...

Damien Hirst Faces Headache Over £36,800 Plastic Skull And £700 Butterfly Wallpaper At New Tate Modern Retrospective

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Damien Hirst merchandise, from a deckchair to a plastic skull, is on sale for eye-watering price tags of up to £36,800 at the first UK retrospective ...

Original Andy Warhol Worth £1.3m Found At Jumble Sale

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

An art collector has hit the jackpot after a drawing he picked up at a jumble sale turned out to be an Andy Warhol original - worth £1.3million. T...

Print Of The Month: 'Mothers And Babies Underwater' By Quentin Blake

Posted 04.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Quentin Blake, ‘From the Series Mothers and Babies Underwater’ (2011) Once a month, HuffPost Culture are teaming up with ArtFinder to suggest...

Art Show City Guide... London, April 2012

Posted 04.03.2012 | Huffington Post

Your guide to the unmissable art around the UK, brought to you with ArtFinder. This month... London. New exhibitions: From Gillian Wearing at ...

Library Supporters Given Boost As Surrey Council Plans For Volunteer-Ran Branches Ruled Unlawful

Posted 04.03.2012 | Huffington Post

A county council's plan for 10 libraries to be run by volunteers was ruled unlawful by the High Court today. Surrey County Council planned the comm...

Damien Hirst vs His Critics: Reviews Round Up

Posted 04.03.2012 | Huffington Post

Damien Hirst, the original Young British Artist, stages a retrospective at the Tate Modern from the 4th April – 9th September, featuring the infamou...

Are Killers Born, Or Made? Author Noah Hawley Discusses New Book 'The Good Father' (INTERVIEW)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Huffington Post

Noah Hawley's fourth book - The Good Father - is rapidly turning into America's latest publishing sensation. And no wonder. Recently reviewed on Hu...

Samantha Brick Has Made Daily Mails Of Us All

| Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

The reason Twitter has got its woolly knickers in a twist is because she thinks she's a bit of alright, which got me thinking about modesty, and how it is without a doubt the most overrated virtue of them all.

Museums From Your Armchair: Google Art Project Expands

Posted 04.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Google Art Project launched in 2011 Google has expanded the art project that allows fans to take a peek inside museum walls from the comfort of...

Alex MacNaughton's 'London Tattoos' Shows The People Behind Their Tattoos (PICTURES)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Huffington Post

One of the subjects of London Tattoos Photographer Alex MacNaughton was on a routine press job snapping a journalist getting a tattoo when he b...

Lori Nix's Sculptures Create A Post-Apocalyptic World (PICTURES)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Huffington Post

The end of the world? One of Lori Nix's sculptures These are the amazing models that give an eerie glimpse into a post-apocalyptic world. A...

Jodi Picoult On New Novel 'Lone Wolf', Supporting Assisted Suicide And Why She's Against Self-Publishing

Posted 04.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Jodi Picoult, the outspoken author of 'ethical fiction', has written 19 novels and topped the New York Times bestseller list on five different occasio...

Robert Webb Signs Up To Read Winnie The Pooh On New TV Show

Posted 04.05.2012 | Huffington Post

Peep Show star Robert Webb said today he was delighted that reading stories to his children is now also his job after signing up to front a new Disney...

Amazon Tax Scandal Splits Book Sellers - And Lovers - In London

Posted 04.05.2012 | Huffington Post

Since its launch in 1995, Amazon has swept aside both competition and controversy to become the world’s largest online retailer. But this week t...

Artwork Of The Week: El Greco's Easter Story

Posted 04.09.2012 | Huffington Post

'The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane' by El Greco (1590) El Greco's The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane tells the story of the first event ...

Jodi Picoult On New Novel 'Lone Wolf', Supporting Assisted Suicide And Why She's Against Self-Publishing

Posted 04.09.2012 | Books

Jodi Picoult, the outspoken author of 'ethical fiction,' has written 19 novels and topped The New York Times bestseller list on five different occasio...

Prince William's 30th Honoured With Liquorice Mural

Posted 04.10.2012 | Huffington Post

Female admirers have often thought he was a bit tasty. But Prince William has now been turned into a giant edible work of art. A 20ft mural of t...

'Crazy' Actors Put Patrick Stewart Off Fight Scenes

Posted 04.10.2012 | Huffington Post

Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart has revealed that he is frightened of performing fight scenes on stage - because of previous bad experiences with ...

Coming This Way: Lady Gaga Announces UK Tour Dates

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lady Gaga will be joined by The Darkness during her newly announced European tour dates - including performances in London and Manchester The world...

Craig Tracy's Body Landscapes Create Optical Illusion

Posted 04.10.2012 | Huffington Post

At first glance, this beautiful landscape just looks like an oil painting on canvas. But on closer inspection, eagle-eyed viewers will spot that t...

Open Thread: Favourite Pieces Of Advice

Posted 04.10.2012 | Huffington Post

Mitchell Symons is a writer from London who, among many other achievements, pens hilarious children’s books. Packed with all the things kids love...

Kim Kardashian Steps Out In Skimpy Bikini On Dominican Republic Holiday

Posted 04.10.2012 | Huffington Post

Kim enjoys a swim in the Dominican Republic What does Kim Kardashian do while on her holidays? Why, pop out in a bikini near some photographers...