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We Need To Put Creativity Back At The Heart Of Our Communities And Schools

Kevin Brennan | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Politics
Kevin Brennan

Art is a shared cultural inheritance in which everyone has a right to participate, and Government should work to ensure that that is the case. But, on this Tory Government's watch, art is increasingly becoming seen as the preserve of the rich. Both the creation and the appreciation of art are perceived as exclusive luxuries.

Art History Revisonism Through Fashion: The Rise Of Visual Experimentation On Instagram

Lou Mensah | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Style
Lou Mensah

Credit 'Queen of Christian' by Edwin Antonio PhotoVogue featuring Dior Shoes EAS © Original painting, Frederic Leighton, Flaming June,1895, Museo de ...

Leaving Paris: Plays, Paintings and PSG

Rosie Snowball | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Snowball

The glitz and the glam that supposedly embody Paris were put on hold; the world was watching Paris, but in the city itself, a reflective and emotional silence prevailed in the days following this tragic episode for France.

Cas Holmes at the Beaney

Matthew Crockatt | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Crockatt

Cas Holmes is a textile artist based in Maidstone who produces mixed media work blending 'found' fabric and her own delicately stitched designs.

Guerrilla Girls Plant a Bomb

Julian Vigo | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Julian Vigo

I sat down with two of the founding members of the Guerrilla Girls, pseudonyms Frida Kahlo and Käthe Kollwitz, during the first days of Yoko Ono's Meltdown and we spoke about the current state of feminism and the branding within the art world.

New World Disorder - D*Face at StolenSpace Gallery

Bob Chaundy | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

The exhibition is aptly entitled New World Disorder though the idea reflects his fascination with consumerism, materialism and social dysfunction.

We Are All Flying Birds - An Homage to the Art of Alexander Calder

Karen Ruimy | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK
Karen Ruimy

Calder sees us and represents us struggling with gravity - the gravity of the body, of the world around us. We are all trying to fit into our days all the components that define us or often that we want to be defined by.

David Inshaw: 'The Greatest Living Proponent of the English Romantic Tradition'

Robert Upstone | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Robert Upstone

On the eve of The Fine Art Society's major David Inshaw exhibition, Robert Upstone considers what it is that makes his work so important

Planet Appetite: Cézanne and the Past - Tradition and Creativity at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts, Hungary

Rupert Parker | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home
Rupert Parker

Budapest makes a great destination for a long weekend with its many fine buildings, funky bars and excellent restaurants. I certainly recommend a long soak in one of the many thermal baths after a hard night on the tiles.

Can a Curator Curate a Show Without Having Seen the Works in Advance?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home
Lorenzo Belenguer

The curator and gallery director at jaggedart, Andrea Harari, thinks: "yes, you can". She does not know what the artists are going to bring until they...

'Punch the Yellowist: Performance Art'

Dale Bilson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Dale Bilson

There are only about three paintings on this planet that I am able to say that I 'like', but last week Vladimir Umanets, the Yellowist, decided that one of them wasn't quite good enough. So he decided to improve it, with the addition of some half-legible scribbling in one of its corners.

Mystery Of 16th-Century Painting Finally Solved

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | Home

The mystery behind the subject of a painting by a 16th century artist has finally been solved. Hans Holbein the Younger was known as King's Painter...

Why You Should Take a Chance on a New Museum or Gallery for Museums at Night

Ben Wallace | Posted 18.07.2012 | Home
Ben Wallace

I am lucky enough to live in London, where the sheer number of museums, galleries and theatres mean it's almost impossible not to find yourself visiting places from time to time.

The Queen Sees Naked Couple Snogging

Trevor Neal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Trevor Neal

The Old Town in Margate has been transformed and this year the Turner Contemporary opened featuring a breathtaking sculpture by Rodin - The Kiss. And funnily enough - it's much larger than you think. Two great big naked marble giants snogging. And today The Queen will visit and she will see them.