Art Cities of the Future - Now

24.10.2013
The book just launched: Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes showcases today's international artistic frontiers: where communities...
Sir Anthony Caro Grand Old Man of British Sculpture Dies

Sir Anthony Caro Grand Old Man of British Sculpture Dies

24.10.2013
Sir Anthony Caro OM, CBE (89) was widely regarded as the greatest British sculptor of his generation who played a pivotal role in the development...

Behind the Boosh: A Mighty Exhibition

23.10.2013
For the past 15 years photographer, designer and Mighty Boosh member Dave Brown has spent as much time behind his camera lens as he has...
Orchestral Manoeuvres in Qatar

Orchestral Manoeuvres in Qatar

23.10.2013
The concerts were part of the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture, a collaboration between the British Council and Qatar Museums Authority (QMA)...

LIfe in the Arts Lane - Week 46 - Deep Frieze

21.10.2013
The heavy wagons of the contemporary art world have rumbled into London. Christies and Sotheby's have punched sales up, with the evenings...
Scotland's Proud Cultural Heritage Benefits From Being in the UK

Scotland's Proud Cultural Heritage Benefits From Being in the UK

21.10.2013
In Scotland we can be proud of not just having a great cultural heritage, and to lay claim to the likes of Robert Burns and Robert Louis...

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

20.10.2013
When I mentioned I was off to Kendal for The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, people asked if it was a comic con kind of thing....

Day 5: Sluice Alternative

20.10.2013
Sluice art fair is completely different from the usual clean white visual aesthetic of modern art fairs, where sales are paramount and...

Does the Commercialisation of Street Art Undermine the Work?

19.10.2013
Banksy's recent activity in New York has generated mountains of coverage, in print and online. But what does the greater coverage of urban...

Day 4: The Aftermath

19.10.2013
And now for something completely different. Thursday night in London was the West End Night with most of the contemporary galleries staying...

Frieze: Day 3

17.10.2013
The following images are of pieces that took my fancy and are in no order of preference or even when I came across them at the fair.

Let There Be Light: Berlin's Festival of Lights Sets Art Capital Aglow

15.10.2013
Berlin's ninth annual Festival of Lights kicked off last week, one of the best-known illumination festivals in the world, running from...
My Friend Paints With His Eyes

My Friend Paints With His Eyes

15.10.2013
Patrick has this amazing new way to express himself, simply by directly moving the brush on the screen using just his eyes. The real bonus...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 45 - Poached Eggs and Cold Feet

14.10.2013
Some weeks start on Sunday, some on Monday, and every now and again you encounter a rogue week. This was one of those. Last week obdurately...