We Need to Harness Everyday Creativity to Create a Better Society

We Need to Harness Everyday Creativity to Create a Better Society

Jon Alexander  15.06.2016
We need this in every business, every home, and every school, to shape a more active, purposeful and engaged society. And we're only going...
London Musings

London Musings

Amelia Amin  13.06.2016
A few weeks ago, after a stressful day at work in the city I came home to find Ed stretched happily across the sofa like a contented cat...
Learning the Ropes of the Creative Industries

Learning the Ropes of the Creative Industries

Marcus Davey  13.06.2016
In the 10 years since the Roundhouse reopened, youth unemployment has remained high and university fees have increased to an extraordinary...
Can an App Open Up the World to Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Can an App Open Up the World to Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Rachel Oliver  8.06.2016
That's how a child at the Rowan School in Sheffield, whose pupils all have a diagnosis of autism, described our circus show. The pupils...

Review: Summer Exhibition 2016, Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler  8.06.2016
This year, Richard Wilson, the British sculptor and Royal Academician, has coordinated a truly fantastic and exhilarating show full of...

Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion Week

Jennifer Tuckett  3.06.2016
Most of the events are free and each year our aim is going to be to focus on a different theme/ form of writing with the overall aim of...
The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

Heenali Patel  1.06.2016
Rob attributes the happiness in his life to his relationship with Gill, his wife of 24 years. They met when Rob was in a psychiatric hospital...
How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

Written by Mary Common  25.05.2016
We assume that creativity is an innate talent that only some children possess. But actually, all children have the ability to be creative,...
Converting to Baroque Art in Rome

Converting to Baroque Art in Rome

Kate Bryan  23.05.2016
Personally, aside from my passion for the painter Caravaggio, it was a period and a style of art that took me a while to devote time to....

Review: Jeff Koons, Newport Street Gallery 'Desperate, Tired'

Victoria Sadler  19.05.2016
It's probably no surprise that Damien Hirst owns a lot of works by Jeff Koons. After all, these two have common ground - they're both provocateurs,...
Caravaggio Redefined Art by Not Learning the Rules

Caravaggio Redefined Art by Not Learning the Rules

Kate Bryan  14.05.2016
I have long been a devotee of Caravaggio and now, by virtue of living in Rome amidst churches where his paintings still hang, I have become...

Strange and Familiar: Martin Parr Curates the Must See Exhibition of the Season at the Barbican

Lou Mensah  9.05.2016
This exhibition is about the everyday lives of you and me, our parent's and grandparents. It is a community album, a gift from 23 international...

XL Catlin Art Prize 2016

Bob Chaundy  9.05.2016
"There's a perverse kind of theatricality about the work," says Justin Hammond, curator of the 2016 XL Catlin Art Prize exhibition, now...

The Art in Politics

Gisele Scanlon  6.05.2016
There hadn't been a woman elected to the NUI (Nation University of Ireland) panel in Seanad Éireann (the Irish Senate or Upper House as...