I Love the Illusion That Can Be Achieved in Painting

I Love the Illusion That Can Be Achieved in Painting

Kyle Barnes  2.03.2015
My biggest inspiration is the people I know, the relationships I have with them and being part of their lives. They contribute to my life...
Meet the Artist: Magnus Gjoen

Meet the Artist: Magnus Gjoen

Ben J. Cotton  2.03.2015
In anticipation for his upcoming solo show 'Monster', Carla Nizzola and I visited Magnus Gjoen's new Hackney studio set up to pick his...
Edmund Clark and Peter Schmersal at Flowers Gallery

Edmund Clark and Peter Schmersal at Flowers Gallery

Amelia Carruthers  1.03.2015
Although two very different shows, with very different atmospheres ­- the themes raised by each artist successfully manage to complement...
Let's Stop Thinking About Music in Silos and Recognize the Challenges That All Artists Share

Let's Stop Thinking About Music in Silos and Recognize the Challenges That All Artists Share

Vanessa Reed  26.02.2015
Why is it that the composers, songwriters and performers who create this independent music are so often perceived as having little in common?...
Fifty Years of Arts Policy: What Have We Learned?

Fifty Years of Arts Policy: What Have We Learned?

Deborah Bull  26.02.2015
Lee's appointment came four years after the death of her husband, Aneurin Bevan. Their combined impact on the nation we know now was considerable:...
Have Contemporary Artists Lost the Capacity to Be Transgressive?

Have Contemporary Artists Lost the Capacity to Be Transgressive?

Lorenzo Belenguer  25.02.2015
The latest boom years in the 90s and early 2000 saw an implosion of artists as mass commodity producers for a new bourgeoisie eager to...
Creativity: 21st Century UK's USP

Creativity: 21st Century UK's USP

Graham Sheffield  18.02.2015
The UK must, as the report strongly urges, continue to invest in its arts and its creative and cultural industries. Moreover, given the...
Font Makes the Headlines

Font Makes the Headlines

Luke Hodson  16.02.2015
Typefaces are everywhere; they're so deeply ingrained in all our lives that we barely take note of the endless fonts that surreptitiously...
History is Now at Hayward Gallery Searches for British Identity

History is Now at Hayward Gallery Searches for British Identity

Victoria Sadler  10.02.2015
Seven artists were invited to curate their own section of this exhibition, choosing particular periods and subjects from post-war British...
This Is The Most Expensive Art Work Ever Sold

This Is The Most Expensive Art Work Ever Sold

PA  7.02.2015
A painting by French artist Paul Gauguin has become the most expensive art work ever sold after it was bought for close to 300 million...
It's Time to Take Creative Subjects Seriously

It's Time to Take Creative Subjects Seriously

Professor Anne Carlisle  4.02.2015
Creative industries have hit an all-time high and are worth a phenomenal £77billion to the UK economy according to government figures...
Is Xavier Mascaró the Spanish Henry Moore?

Is Xavier Mascaró the Spanish Henry Moore?

Lorenzo Belenguer  2.02.2015
Expressing the underlying tensions of human life - opulence versus asceticism, pleasure versus fear - in which the presence of the figure...
Debussy Explosion - Hugo Dalton and Imma Setiadi

Debussy Explosion - Hugo Dalton and Imma Setiadi

Bob Chaundy  29.01.2015
Artist Hugo Dalton took part in an unusual performance at the Royal College of Music this week. In the exquisite Britten Hall, deep in...

Theatre Maketh the Man

Danielle Wood  29.01.2015
As an avid theatre attendee it is a pressing concern of mine - without crunching too many numbers or exhausting the topic - that the prize...