UK Art

Artist Creates Stunning Moving Graffiti... Visible From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech-savvy graffiti artist INSA has gone big with his latest project, making his unique style visible from space. He likes to paint art on walls, t...

Rubens Exhibition at Royal Academy Is Very Light on Works from, Well, Rubens

Victoria Sadler | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The name 'Rubens' may be in the title of the exhibition but I counted maybe only about a dozen works from Rubens actually on show. Maybe a few more. What few Rubens works there are though are incredibly impressive.

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Jason Holmes | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It is worth remembering that satirical artists should be ever mindful of the need to root themselves with care and intelligence in the fast-shifting political landscape of the 21st century so that their pictures might clearly speak the phrases that we sometimes cannot.

Incredible Celeb Portraits Made Entirely From... Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Rapper and artist Yung Jake is painting amazing pictures of famous people using nothing but Emojis. If you've ever used an Emoji keyboard (or been ...

Syria: A Third Space

Graham Sheffield | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK
Graham Sheffield

Culture is often seen as marginal to the development process, outside the mainstream of economic, political and social policy debates. Or it is offered as an appendage to them, often invoked to explain the failure of well-meaning development interventions.

These Feminist Cartoons Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Jacky Fleming has been drawing cartoons for over 30 years, and her work is still as relevant as ever. She was inspired to create the first of her f...

Historically Innovative: Heritage Brands, Thoroughly Modern Methods

Jon Wood | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK
Jon Wood

Surprise your customers with something new, and suddenly you'll capture attention. The impact of this surprise innovation is always greatest with traditional brands, simply because no one expects it.

Mikhail Baryshnikov Art Show: A Privileged Insight Into Dance in Bond Street

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Mikhail Baryshnikov, a Russian dancer who defected to the West in 1974, moves through dance as Alice in Wonderland through the mirror. Firstly as a dancer, often cited as one of the three best dancers in history with Nijinsky and Nureyev; secondly as a choreographer and artistic director; and, finally, as a photographer.

Children of the Great War - Capturing the Legacy of Conflict

Mik Scarlet | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

Sometimes art can be beautiful and swell the heart, or it challenges and leads you to re-examine your world view, but on rare occasions it does both. When this happens you find yourself left almost a new person, seeing the world through new eyes.

Why the Pen Will Always Remain Mightier Than the Sword

BritChick Paris | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK
BritChick Paris

The 12 people that died this week were not just heroes, they were martyrs. They gave up their lives in the name of freedom of speech. It is for this reason that 7 January must be remembered as a day of enlightenment once the pain and grief ebb away.

Madame Butterfly: The Czechs and Balances Of a Night at the Opera

Jason Holmes | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Art costs wherever you go, yes, but a box costing £40 (CZK1,370) here in Prague at the State Opera House to watch Madame Butterfly compared to a ticket which costs roughly four times as much at Covent Garden's opera citadel here in London, has one asking the question: why the disparity in price?

See The World Like A Horse With This Insane Gadget

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech

A group of Irish artists have created a series of helmets which allow the wearer to see through the eyes of different animals. The curiously shaped...

This 'Alternative Page 3' Is Way Better Than The Sun's Version

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The No More Page 3 campaign asking the Sun to ditch their pictures of topless women has gained momentum in the last year, but do we need to scrap the ...

These Fake Fitness Photos Are Breathtaking

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Who needs unachievable New Year's resolutions when you can fake it? That's the motto of former engineer turned photographer, Benjamin Von Wong. Now...

Five Food Magic Tricks You Need To Try

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We may be grown ups, but that doesn't mean a little magic trick here and there doesn't get us excited. Take, for example, being able to blow an egg...

10 Things Filmmakers Can Learn from Henry Moore

Elliott Grove | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Elliott Grove

Henry Moore was one of the most successful and recognised visual artists of the 20th century, and someone who I had the great pleasure of meeting and working with when I came out of art school in Toronto in the 1970s.

Top 10 London Art Exhibitions to See in 2015

Victoria Sadler | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

It was a great year for art shows in the capital but, frustratingly, the big exhibitions were dominated by white male artists. So it is with great delight that the calendar for 2015 sees this challenged in a big way. Here is my list of those art exhibitions in London to put in your diary for 2015.

Man Beats Gym Memberships By Creating Cardboard Elliptical Trainer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Christmas over, you've probably got a lot of cardboard around the house from all those presents. But before you throw those boxes into your r...

Become A Renaissance Hero With These 8 Amazing Apps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Why become a jack of all trades when you can become a master of them all? Technology and creativity are intrinsically linked and as such have become v...

When Boys Become Men Art Exhibition in Notting Hill

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Debut Contemporary, its artists and Barry Martin and Klara Taussig-Cecmanova as co-curators with Samir Ceric, the gallery's director, decided to join forces to raise funds and awareness for the Harrison's Fund Charity. Located in 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London, the show will continue until the 31st of January.

Top 10 Art Shows of 2014

Victoria Sadler | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There have been some fantastic art exhibitions this year and the popularity of box office draws such as Rembrandt and Matisse warms the heart. However as I compiled this list, I couldn't help but notice that the list is dominated by white men - a sore reminder that diversity and representation remains a challenge that must be addressed...

Amazing Artist's Make-up Transformations Are So Good, They're Scary

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who struggles to draw their eyeliner on straight is about to be seriously impressed - this lady can do remarkable things with makeup. Joyce ...

Russian Art: To Buy or Not to Buy

Patrick Van der Vorst | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Patrick Van der Vorst

Following the various bans imposed on Russian citizens living in Europe, and the drop in oil prices, there was apprehension surrounding Russian Art Week in London last month. Dealers and auction houses were wondering how the political and economical situation would impact the Russian art market. In essence, the market has proven to remain strong.

Exhibition: Giovanni Battista Moroni, Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Moroni is widely regarded as one of the finest painters of the 16th century, and a critical innovator in portraiture, in particular. Yet his name is not widely known by the general public so this new exhibition at the Royal Academy, the first ever large-scale display of his work outside Italy, is an important contribution in correcting this.