UK Art

On the Streets with Pixel Pancho, Seth Globepainter, Faith47 and Borondo

Milena Kotseva | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

This week's On the Streets is full of art that carries the summer spirit. Leading off the review is Pixel Pancho with his newest wall, painted as part of the Italian Memorie Urbane Street Art Festival in Gaeta.

Buy An Original Damien Hirst Painting for Just £1

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

The 20th anniversary exhibition of A Fete Worse Than Death hosted by Red Gallery, is allowing artists the chance to reclaim the area for a day whilst giving the public a rare opportunity to see and buy early artworks made by the YBAs before they were famous.

Seven Small Festivals in Europe You've Never Heard Of

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Trivago.co.uk

Music festivals have become a huge part of summer; festival fashion and designer wellies have become big business as hoards of music fans flock to the...

These Are The Best Mirror Selfies We Have Ever Seen...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Usually when you think of mirror selfies you imagine a pouting person popping their booty and failing to turn off their phone's flash - but the mirror...

Prone: New Work by Darryl Lauster

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

Darryl Lauster is the sort of American you wish there were more of, those with a political memory longer than the last election cycle or even last year. He is fascinated by the construction of American mythology and the history of it seen from the privileged position of the straight white religious male.

Rock of Ages

Jo Brooks | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

As the Rolling Stones celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first album, we're entering a new era where these stars - stripped of their original plastic edifice and/or good looks as youngsters - are only slowly gaining recognition for their art, as opposed to their original personas, which is standing the test of time.

What Does 'The End of Hipster' Mean for 'Mipsterz'?

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Furquan Akhtar

Personal experiences of hipsters are a far cry from Williamsburg, New York but instead it was like watching pockets of East London being swallowed up by a swarm of skinny jean wearing, flat white drinking locusts. As preened men were dubbed "Metrosexuals" and "scallies" evolved into "Chavs"; in my circle "Indie" became "Hipster".

Dennis Hopper: Actor, Director, Firestarter and Photographer

Victoria Sadler | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Dennis Hopper is probably as well-known for his reputation as a hellraiser as he is for his acting and filmmaking. But he was also a wonderfully talented photographer and it's this talent that is the focus of this revealing and surprisingly emotive exhibition at the Royal Academy.

Don't Shoot the Messenger! Especially If You're The Taliban

Piers Secunda | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK
Piers Secunda

In the early summer of 2010 I sent an email to the owner of an Afghan press agency called "Kabul Pressistan" expecting no response. The email was t...

Does This Make You Look At Domestic Violence Differently?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It is estimated that there were 12.9 million incidents of domestic violence acts against women in the UK in 2013, and one project is aiming to throw t...

Art Dealers Are Trying To Make A Killing On 'Worthless' Rolf Harris Art

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Ghouls are trying to cash in on Rolf Harris' convictions for sex offences by snapping up his paintings at all-time-low prices in the hope they later r...

Mark Powell and the Ibiza Connection: Time to Modernise

Jason Holmes | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It's modernism in its purist form and the distilled vision of Mark Powell, a stylist and tailor whose sartorial individualism of thirty years standing has made itself known in places as far flung as New York City, Tokyo and Firenze.

The Importance of Place

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

Making and provenance are inexorably linked - it might seem our economy is dominated by housing and banking, but manufacturing still retains the power to give a nation a sense of identity.

The Summer of Bubble-Gum Nails

Nicola Shaw | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Shaw

The summer of bubble-gum nails: that's how my husband has christened this summer's fashion for brightly coloured nails -- try soigne botanique polish in Kyoto or Vodka if you want to see what we're talking about.

Affordable Art: Student Investment Or Taxation On The Grocery Budget?

Henry Broome | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Henry Broome

As a student, the money you invest in affordable in art may well perish like the groceries you sought to avoid budgeting for, but the fair caters for a demographic with a disposable income. So see art at this level as an indulgence to be enjoyed later in life rather a scheme to help stay off budgeting.

Telling the Story of Beauty - RONE

Milena Kotseva | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

Capturing beauty has always been so challenging, however Australian artist RONE, whose work we have been following for years, does seem to respond to ...

Technology Meets Craftmanship at London's Scream Gallery

Hannah Gal | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

Artist Caroline Jane Harris is inspired by the beauty of nature. "It is humans' relationship with nature" she explains, "my work is about traditional skills and modern technology used together; how they contrast each other and complement each other at the same time, which to me reflects our relationship with nature".

Nigella 'Throttle' Art For Sale On Saatchi's Website

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK

Charles Saatchi has defended his decision to sell "throttle art" which the art tycoon throttling ex-wife Nigella Lawson, calling it a "micro-genre". ...

LOOK: 9 Amazingly Fancy Things You Can Buy If You're Rather Rich

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

London is currently hosting art galleries from across the world in the confines of The Royal Hospital Chelsea as specialists have gathered together th...

Banksy And The Legend Of Robin Hood

Henry Broome | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Henry Broome

The street artist lives on both sides of the fence and his grass is always green. An anti-capitalist whose biographies are littered with pound signs. A critic of the auction houses but has retrospective on at Sotheby's S |2 gallery.

Putin's Bad Language

Cathal Sheerin | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Politics
Cathal Sheerin

President Putin's confident geopolitical swagger seems at odds with Russia's recent, petty moves to choke the life out of language...

Summer Exhibition 2014, Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Practically a national institution, the annual Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts is the world's largest open entry exhibition, which showcases new and recent art from emerging artists to the biggest names in contemporary art and architecture.

Meet the Artist : RUN

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Mainly art from the past is the main inspiration, like Fracis Picabia or Picasso, Mondrian or Miro. A show by Joan Miro is the first art exhibition that I ever saw and it changed all my life when I was 10 year old.

Internet Radio- It's a blast

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Cunningham

This year, for me, has been the year of the radio show. I can't get enough of it. What a fantastic medium radio is.

From Fashion to Art: 'Normcore' at the Tate Britain

Morgan Meaker | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Morgan Meaker

Fashion is still buzzing with the idea of 'Normcore' - a trend cemented by Kim Kardashian's appearance on the cover of Vogue. Suddenly the emphasis has shifted from supermodel to reality star; chiffon to denim; effort to effortless.