Life in the Arts Lane - Week 87 - Bruton and Chard, Art and Black Pudding

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 87 - Bruton and Chard, Art and Black Pudding

27.08.2014
It is a very exciting thing for the locals to have a thriving art gallery in their midst and it is the buzz of the town, and beyond. The...

Regardless of GCSE Results There's Now a Real Opportunity for Educational Reform

27.08.2014
GCSE results alone provide a narrow and confusing measure of success with no real consideration of the overall benefits to children of...
Disability - No Longer at the Fringe of the Fringe

Disability - No Longer at the Fringe of the Fringe

24.08.2014
I'm writing this as I return from my annual trip to Edinburgh's Fringe Festival. I tend to head up for a couple of days each year to catch...

Thoughts from 512 Hours, the Marina Abramović Exhibition

23.08.2014
The event had something interesting to say about obedience. If we all went in, no one taking part or listening to direction from Marina...

The Director of Edinburgh Art Festival Talks Culture and Independence

20.08.2014
I spoke to festival director Sorcha Carey about what can be expected at the Edinburgh Art Festival this year.

Collecting Contemporary Art

19.08.2014
Since 2010 the Contemporary art market has skyrocketed - seeing Sotheby's, Christie's and Phillips de Pury achieving top prices and world...

Changing Tracks

16.08.2014
The sculpture is part of an EU Commission-funded project called Changing Tracks involving Catalonia, County Mayo in Ireland and Northamptonshire...
Mondrian's Art - Obsession and War But With Optimism in Colour

Mondrian's Art - Obsession and War But With Optimism in Colour

15.08.2014
Mondrian's work is currently on display in two of the UK's celebrated art galleries - the Turner Contemporary in Margate and the Tate Liverpool....

Explore Tate Britain at Night Through the Eyes of a Robot

12.08.2014
Have you ever wished you could have a secret robot alter ego? Or that you could wander around a gallery alone late at night? Well, now...

Wind Charming - Folklore for Today

11.08.2014
A group of artists in Bedfordshire are working hard to create a piece of unique, contemporary folklore that they hope will survive down...

Remembering Beverly Berger

11.08.2014
When I first tried to contact John, it was Beverly who answered my emails. She set up an initial phone conversation with John, and then...

Pretend Art, Pretend Critics: Fabrice Le Nézet's 'Elasticity'

8.08.2014
'Elasticity', as the internet was slow to realize, does not exist in any physical form, but only in the doctored photographs, video, and...

Five Artists at Debut Contemporary in Notting Hill

8.08.2014
Architects, graphic designers, textile designers, playwriters, illustrators, they all have something in common: they are all cosmopolitan...

Review: The Human Factor at Hayward Gallery

7.08.2014
The works on show are from 25 leading international artists and span the past 25 years. Some of them are funny, some are traumatic. Some...