Easter Allegories at the Whitworth Art Gallery

Easter Allegories at the Whitworth Art Gallery

Nicola Shaw  26.03.2015
The run up to Easter was a good time to go to the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester to see the Cornelia Parker retrospective that hangs...

Santiago Taccetti - ISO 9001

Bob Chaundy  26.03.2015
Santiago Taccetti likes to do things the wrong way. In fact, he has literally made an art of it. His new and first solo exhibition in the...
The Beauty of Battersea: Lessons From the Battersea Arts Centre Fire

The Beauty of Battersea: Lessons From the Battersea Arts Centre Fire

Deborah Bull  24.03.2015
But what has been remarkable about the BAC fire is not the extent of the damage, or the disruption to performances, or the loss of a space...

Incredibly Cool Richard Diebenkorn Exhibition at Royal Academy

Victoria Sadler  21.03.2015
Richard Diebenkorn is celebrated as a post-war Master in his native United States - Obama even selected one of his works for the private...
New Season, or Old Tricks? London Theatre and the White Lead

New Season, or Old Tricks? London Theatre and the White Lead

Danny Lee Wynter  20.03.2015
In London the BAME community account for over 42% of the population, so why aren't the actors taking centre stage reflective of that? If...

#BedfordVoices

Bob Chaundy  18.03.2015
Entitled #BedfordVoices, for the next month, billboards dotted around various locations in the town centre will proclaim the ideals of...
In the Theatre, I'd Almost Always Find That the Story Was Told Via Male Characters

In the Theatre, I'd Almost Always Find That the Story Was Told Via Male Characters

Lucy Kerbel  16.03.2015
If the worlds we choose to conjure there don't have women in them (and in particular those who don't happen to be white, size 8, under...
Why IdeasTap Is Worth Saving

Why IdeasTap Is Worth Saving

Rita Suszek  15.03.2015
There is a huge number of creative people that make important, thought-provoking art - on a shoestring, in the back of the pub, after their...
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Richard Brownlie-Marshall  15.03.2015
As you enter the exhibition, you are met with the face of Alexander McQueen merging into his trademark skull, which for me signified the...

Why We Can't Afford to Lose IdeasTap

Jo Caird  13.03.2015
IdeasTap provides funding, career opportunities and mentoring to a network of nearly 200,000 young people across the creative professions....
Sotto Voce: The Best Art Show in London Today

Sotto Voce: The Best Art Show in London Today

Lorenzo Belenguer  11.03.2015
Sotto Voce, an art exhibition at the on until the 18th of April, in Bond Street, London, had the ambitious idea of investigating these...

IdeasTap Closure: A Disaster for a Generation of Emerging Artists

Michelle Douglass  10.03.2015
Arts charity IdeasTap has announced it's being forced to close due to lack of funding. The organisation's disappearance will leave a gaping...

Why IdeasTap Is Closing

Peter De Haan  9.03.2015
After six years, the picture for the arts is still gloomy. Further funding cuts are coming. The cost of higher education is now dauntingly...
The National Gallery Opens a Major Impressionist Art Exhibition

The National Gallery Opens a Major Impressionist Art Exhibition

Victoria Sadler  8.03.2015
Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery is an enjoyable, romantic exhibition on Impressionism that showcases over 85 works from...