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PICS: Banksy's Latest Is A Brutal Comment On Government Spies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

Banksy has produced what is suspected to be his latest work, on the side of a house near the government's spy centre. Produced on a wall near GCHQ ...

Art meets Architecture: Artist Paul Davies Is Built in Translation

Kate Lawson | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

Australian artist Paul Davies first caught my eye earlier this year, with his atmospheric series of paintings which seductively draw you into a utopia that precariously balances between an unforgiving natural space and a built urban environment.

Manuel Espinosa: The Future Was Painted in 1968

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK
Lorenzo Belenguer

Just recovering from painful times, uncertain about the future and with a clear understanding that a new Socio-economical system need to be created to avoid making the same mistake? No, I am not talking about the current times, I am describing how the World felt after the Second World War and how the artists responded to it in the 50's and 60's

Leopards and Spots - Why Record Labels Never Change

Horace Trubridge | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

Imagine that you take out a 20-year mortgage, pay back five times what you borrowed and the bank still owns your house at the end of it. Banks don't do that simply because it would not be allowed.

Designer Jonathan Riss: The Modern Day Renaissance Man Behind Label Jay Ahr

Ingrid Chua | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ingrid Chua

Belgian- born designer Jonathan Riss has always had a proclivity for beautiful design and intricate detail. At 18, he had wanted to become an architect and contemplated on a move to New York. Ever the artistic nomad though, he disliked the thought of being geographically static while going through formal education. And so he travelled- to learn.

How to Unleash Your Creative Genius

Stephanie Holland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Holland

There's no such thing as creative people and non-creative people. Yes, some of us have an obvious 'raw' talent, but the rest of us have the same potential for unlimited creativity as soon as we discover what our innate talent is.

When Art Becomes a Four-Letter Word

Seth Freedman | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Seth Freedman

Breuer-Weil's pessimistic take on the Suburb, and the world beyond, looms large in many of his gargantuan works, and will strike a chord with anyone disturbed by the precarious nature of modern life and the self-centred attitudes of those at the helm of both national and supra-national institutions.

Even James Bond is Changing his Preferred Poison

Alistair Niederer | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Alistair Niederer

Bond is famous for only ever drinking Martini - shaken not stirred - and yet in this film he only drinks beer. And not just any beer - Bond only drinks Heineken, because they sponsored the production of the movie.

The Owl And The Coffee Cup

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

It’s a beguiling image but not quite what you’d want to see peering back at you from the depths of your coffee cup. What look like a pair of g...

Mr Brainwash Brings Pop Art to London on a Giant Scale

Kate Lawson | Posted 23.10.2012 | Home
Kate Lawson

Thierry Guetta is actually better known as Mr Brainwash, the critically acclaimed pop artist and filmmaker hailed as urban artist Banksy's protégé, who first came to our attention following the debut of the controversial documentary Exit Through the Giftshop at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010.

Terry O'Neill Collaborates With COLLECTIVE to Mark The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary

Kate Lawson | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

Just in case you didn't know already, it's the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones this month, and there are a series of events happening in and around london to mark the music milestone, such as 'The Rolling Stones: 50', a photo exhibition which opens at London's Somerset House on July 13th and runs until August 27th.

So Farrar, So Good!

Kate Lawson | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

Simeon Farrar is my kind of designer. Trained in fine art, he stumbled into fashion after exploring the lifespan of his screen prints by adding them on to T-shirts and showcasing them at London Fashion Week's exhibition.

Can You See What This Flower's Really Made Of?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

In the mood for flowers, but find the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 a little too mainstream? Perhaps conceptual art book Not A Rose will float your...

Man Ray: Self-Portrait (Book Review)

Kate Lawson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Kate Lawson

When I think Man Ray, I think painter, filmmaker, poet, experimentalist, philosopher, explorer of fantasy and dreams - and a master of documenting provocative and engaging fashion imagery which challenged the cultural constraints of the visual arts.

Would You Buy Paintings By An Artistic Capuchin Monkey Called 'Pockets Warhol'? (PICTURES) (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Story Book Farm is a primate sanctuary a little north of Toronto, Canada. Living on Story Book Farm is the artist known as "Pockets Warhol" - an artis...

Felicity A Morse

As You've Never Seen Them Before: Madonna's Pop Artist Romero Britto Paints Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

A new series of portraits featuring the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been unveiled by Brazilian pop artist Romero Britto, famous for painting Mad...

David Hockney: 'I Turned Down Request To Paint Queen'

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Artist David Hockney has revealed he turned down a request to paint the Queen because he was "very busy". The 74-year-old told BBC Radio 4's Front ...

London Calling... Introducing Emeli Sandé (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Crane.tv

A couple of years ago medical student Emeli Sandé was just like any other student, spending her days writing essays, cramming for exams and dissecting the odd body part.

PHOTOS: Cindy Sherman For Mac

MyDaily | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK Style

If there's one member of the art world who is qualified to launch a cosmetics line with Mac, it's surely Cindy Sherman. The artist, who has made her n...

Painter Lucian Freud Dies Aged 88

www.bbc.co.uk | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Realist painter Lucian Freud, one of Britain's most distinguished and highly regarded artists, has died aged 88....

Pippa Middleton Immortalised In Crumpets

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It's an unlikely tribute, but an impressive one nonetheless. In order to celebrate her status as Britain's tastiest bit of crumpet (ahem), Beefeate...