Anish Kapoor

A Queen's Bounty: Original Art By Hockney, Emin And Grayson Perry Gifted To Monarch

Posted 16.02.2013 | Home

Between celebrating her Jubilee, making her acting debut and receiving news of her first great grandchild, 2012 has been a rather splendid year for th...

Anish Kapoor To Follow Ai Weiwei With Gangnam Style Video

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 14.01.2013 | Home

When we first saw Ai Weiwei's version of Korean pop video Gangnam Style (above), we wondered whether it was a fake. It turns out that our suspicion...

Grayson Perry Goes Potty!

PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Grayson Perry has unveiled a pot covered in "bad portraits" to raise money for the refurbishment of the Royal Academy. The transvestite potter is o...

Public Art: A Good Investment or a Waste of Taxpayers' Money?

Theodora Clarke | Posted 18.07.2012 | Home
Theodora Clarke

The Orbit is a case in point. Having seen it last week I can assure you it looks even worse than the photographs. It is an uninspiring piece of scaffolding which has no links to its environment and says nothing about the surrounding area or community.

Is Criticism of the New Inevitable?

Ian Louden | Posted 27.05.2012 | Home
Ian Louden

The ArcelorMittal Orbit demonstrates what can happen when steel, art, cutting edge technology and sport get together. It's worth remembering too what the initiators of the project, said when it was announced, which was that they wanted to create an icon for London 2012 and, in legacy, a symbol of the regeneration of East London. Both objectives are worth pursuing.

Royal Academy Of Arts Elect Painter As New President

Posted 10.02.2012 | Home

Last week The Royal Academy of Arts elected Christopher Le Brun as their new president - the first painter to take the role in almost 20 years. Le ...