Everyone's a Winner

Everyone's a Winner

14.02.2014
Our growing insistence on giving each other prizes is creating a culture that's beginning to seem like Sports Day at a progressive kindergarten,...
A Monumental Valentine

A Monumental Valentine

14.02.2014
Art theft and forgery have long had sexy celluloid reputations: from Peter O'Toole and Audrey Hepburn frolicking in How to Steal a Million...
When Beth Posted These Images on Facebook, 103 People Unfriended Her

When Beth Posted These Images on Facebook, 103 People Unfriended Her

14.02.2014
Beth took off her clothes and allowed herself to be photographed by her long-time friend and photographer Nadia Mascot for a project they...
The Arts Empower the Young, So Why Are the Arts in Education Not Available for All?

The Arts Empower the Young, So Why Are the Arts in Education Not Available for All?

12.02.2014
Michael Gove, Education Secretary, is determined to raise academic standards and few would argue against that. However, schools are under...

Charles Dickens' Statue in Portsmouth - An Awkward Pose

11.02.2014
I arrived just after the official unveiling of the great novelist last Friday. A flutter of local dignitaries lingered around him. Sun...

David Bailey's Stardust on Show at the National Portrait Gallery

9.02.2014
David Bailey is one of the world's most distinguished and distinctive photographers and this exciting exhibition at the National Portrait...
Culture, or Cancer Research?

Culture, or Cancer Research?

5.02.2014
The idea that a British Government Minister should think it necessary to make a speech about the importance of culture must astonish Germans....

Why I'm Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

4.02.2014
We create art with a variety of participants such as homeless or vulnerably housed people, to disabled people. Through workshops, events...

New Delhi Roundup

4.02.2014
After what was one of the worst flights I have ever had (Air India with a 14 hour unscheduled delay in Mumbai) I finally got to New Delhi...

What Are the Arts For?

4.02.2014
Many in the business world trivialize the arts as an optional extra. They think of the arts as 'soft' and tiptoe around artists they imagine...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 61 - NY-Miami-NY-London

4.02.2014
The New York Winter Antiques Show is a bastion of the New York social scene and the season opener for the local art and antique trade....
Working With the National Theatre: An Interview With Zack Momoh

Working With the National Theatre: An Interview With Zack Momoh

3.02.2014
Emerging from the stage door of the National Theatre in a pair of jeans and simple t-shirt, Zack Momoh looks a world away from his role...

Qian Chen's Joyful Horses: Happy New Year!

3.02.2014
Qian Chen is a respected artist from Hunan who has settled in London. He trained for many years to become adept in the classic brush techniques...

Is This What a Feminist Looks Like?

2.02.2014
With an exhibition title like "Big Swinging Ovaries" it's probably obvious that artist Jess de Wahls is a feminist. What's less obvious...