The David Bowie Phenomenon: Why Art Collected By Celebrities Creates Such A Draw

The David Bowie Phenomenon: Why Art Collected By Celebrities Creates Such A Draw

Patrick Van der Vorst  29.11.2016
When David Bowie's personal art collection was sold at auction in London last week, the results were truly sensational. Each and every...

University Women In The Arts Part Three: Advice For Women Wanting To Work In The Arts From Anne Edyvean, Head Of BBC Writersroom

Jennifer Tuckett  29.11.2016
Recently I was pleased to chair the third University Women in the Arts event, with Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom. Below are Anne's...

Bringing The Inside Out

Angela Samata  28.11.2016
I think we all have a fascination with gaining access to the forbidden, hidden places and spaces, whether they be palaces, prisons, behind...
How To Stop Sabotaging Your Creative Confidence

How To Stop Sabotaging Your Creative Confidence

Leila Johnston  28.11.2016
This week we're giving ourselves a break from creativity pressure. Some people won't accept you're an artist if you're also a stockbroker....
Independent V Gallery Shows And Following Your Instincts

Independent V Gallery Shows And Following Your Instincts

Robi Walters  25.11.2016
Working on your own can be daunting. The buck stops with you on everything, not just the art. You have to make everything happen. But there...

Arts Education Should be Championed, Not Side-lined

Professor John Raftery  22.11.2016
While it is seductively easy to solve a short term cash flow problem and close a course, it is much harder to open a new one, and so the...

Can Creativity Be Learned - And Should Normal People Bother?

Nigel Carrington  22.11.2016
Teachers have a strong incentive to believe in nurture - that success is made as much as born. The strange exception is creativity, where...
One Dress

One Dress

Lucy Tammam  20.11.2016
How much power does one dress have? Image credit Justin Lambert The dress - a symbol of woman - oppression, femininity, frivolity....
Short Circuit

Short Circuit

Amelia Carruthers  16.11.2016
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to catch 'Short Circuit' on the very last day of the exhibition. Short Circuit is a reassessment of...
Rebel Without A Home

Rebel Without A Home

Mik Scarlet  16.11.2016
Back in the 1980's I did what many had done before me, I left my small town and moved to London to pursue my fortune. I grew up in the...

Music To Unlearn: Social Transformation In Colombia

Cathy Graham  15.11.2016
It was a remarkable time to be in Colombia. Back in October - before the new peace deal between the government and the Farc rebel group...
Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Lola Maury  8.11.2016
Taking notice of details within life; being curious, observing small gestures and moves happening between bodies, enjoying small moments...
Brexit: Finding A Voice Through Art

Brexit: Finding A Voice Through Art

Molly Waring-Moore  7.11.2016
Art is non-discriminatory, and so anyone can voice their opinion. We might feel at ease Tweeting our feelings but we want to know that...
The Uncomfortable Truth about Disability

The Uncomfortable Truth about Disability

Ruth Gould  3.11.2016
Disability is a word that provokes a range of emotions from across society. At its worst, it immediately stigmatizes and excludes many...