Art Cuts

London Theatres Defying Economy And Olympics To Increase Takings

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2013 | Home

Audiences and box office takings in London's theatreland were up in 2012, despite competing with 'Olympics-mania' throughout the summer. Although t...

Emin Warns Of 'Riots' If Art Is Removed From Education

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 23.03.2013 | Home

Tracey Emin was warned that marginalizing the arts in education could lead to rioting in Britain. The artist, who came out in support of the Conser...

Who Owns Old Flo? Council Sale Takes New Twist

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | Home

A council's plan to sell a Henry Moore sculpture has hit a snag as another local authority has said it owns it. Lutfur Rahman, mayor of Tower Hamle...

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Newcastle Art Cuts: How Losing 100% Will Affect The North's Culture Capital

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 20.12.2012 | Home

Following news that Newcastle City Council is planning to cut 100% of its spending on arts and culture, former Newcastle resident Sam Parker returns t...

Italian Museum Burns Artwork In Protest At Government Cuts

Posted 18.06.2012 | Home

An Italian museum has started burning its artworks in protest at government budget cuts. Antonio Manfredi, of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum i...

Strikes Hit Leonardo's Big Show

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 14.12.2012 | Home

Workers at London's National Gallery, home to the blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci art exhibition, will go on strike today in a row over jobs. As prev...

'Greatest Art Show Of All Time' At Threat During Strike Action

Posted 16.01.2012 | Home

It’s been one of the biggest art shows in living memory, but this week people will be walking out of Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Mila...