An Open Letter to David Cameron (Cuts to the Arts)

An Open Letter to David Cameron (Cuts to the Arts)

Georgia Coan   26.06.2015
You were lucky enough to have many things handed to you on a plate David. You do not know the struggle of trying to find where you fit...
London's Quirkiest Summer Events and Exhibitions

London's Quirkiest Summer Events and Exhibitions

Polly Allen  25.06.2015
Summer in London is all about lazing in parks with an ice cream, heading to festivals and trying to avoid packed Tube journeys where you...
We Must Do More to Protect Our Cultural Heritage

We Must Do More to Protect Our Cultural Heritage

Graham Sheffield  23.06.2015
For more than eighty years the British Council has recognised the value of cultural heritage across the globe, so the announcement that...
Is the Counter-Culture Revolution Coming to Margate's Dreamland?

Is the Counter-Culture Revolution Coming to Margate's Dreamland?

Maria Chiorando  18.06.2015
Dreamland sits firmly on Margate's seafront, the gentle decay of its 1930s facade blending into the line of distressed shop fronts along...

Unfinished...Works From the Courtauld Gallery

Bob Chaundy  18.06.2015
When I first heard that the Courtauld's Summer Showcase was going to comprise unfinished works from its collection, I wondered if this...
Tough Times? Art Is Always the Answer

Tough Times? Art Is Always the Answer

David Lan  18.06.2015
The thing about art is that it asks of us everything. An artist brings to the moment of making - as painter, as actor, as welder, as dancer,...

Artists are Doing it for Themselves

Katie Beswick  10.06.2015
Just five days after its Kickstarter launch his first project, a short film called ANNA, has raised more than half the funds needed for...
If You Don't Like Criticism, Don't Put Your Stuff Online

If You Don't Like Criticism, Don't Put Your Stuff Online

Jody Thompson  9.06.2015
Everyone has the ability to be a critic, yet no one seems to likes criticism. In this instance, the author of a self-published book responded...
Why There Should Be More Creative Opportunities for Vulnerable Young People

Why There Should Be More Creative Opportunities for Vulnerable Young People

David Ready  7.06.2015
Recently the government announced a fall in the number of young people in England who are NEET, an acronym for young people who are 'not...

Review: Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts 'A Riot of Colour'

Victoria Sadler  4.06.2015
That great art institution, the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, is with us once again. All its familiar and much loved hallmarks...
2015 Tate Modern Year of the Woman: Agnes Martin

2015 Tate Modern Year of the Woman: Agnes Martin

Rose Gibbs  4.06.2015
2015 is a good year for women artists at the Tate Modern with Agnes Martin opening this week, hot on the heels of Marlene Dumas and Sonia...
Preserving the National Gallery's Free Public Access for Generations to Come

Preserving the National Gallery's Free Public Access for Generations to Come

Nicholas Penny  3.06.2015
I am sure that Julie Ward's recollection of her visit to the National Gallery as a teenager is reliable, but she has misunderstood the...
From Art Fanatics to Beginners: Join the Salon of Talented Young Artists

From Art Fanatics to Beginners: Join the Salon of Talented Young Artists

Lorenzo Belenguer  3.06.2015
We are experiencing an unprecedented interest in Contemporary Art. Last year the Tate attracted a whopping figure of 7 million visitors...

Review: Agnes Martin, Tate Modern 'Serene and Surprising'

Victoria Sadler  2.06.2015
This exhibition at the Tate Modern is the first retrospective of Agnes Martin's work in the UK for over 20 years and includes pieces from...