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'

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...

Figuratively Speaking

Dr Michael Petry  2.06.2015
The new exhibitions at the Serpentine Galleries pairs Duane Hanson with Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, both use the human figure in their work...

Two Truths - Griffin Gallery

Bob Chaundy  28.05.2015
The exhibition at The Griffin Gallery in west London is less a philosophical exploration of how six different artists view their versions...

Letter to the Young

Aaron Vallely  26.05.2015
Settled I was, in the dim of a Café in the gut of Dublin City. I was navigating myself through the torrent of Facebook status' on my phone,...

Speaking Power to Truth - John Keane

Bob Chaundy  20.05.2015
John Keane may have only been an official war artist for a matter of days when he was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum to record...

Meet The Artist: Joe Webb

Ben J. Cotton  18.05.2015
The artist took us around his favourite vintage book stores and roadside markets to show where he gets his inspiration for his witty collages....
The First Two Weeks of Brighton Fringe 2015

The First Two Weeks of Brighton Fringe 2015

Julian Caddy  15.05.2015
Whether you haven't been yet, or you want to relive a few moments, you can watch these two clips to get you in the mood. The videos are...
A Letter to John Whittingdale

A Letter to John Whittingdale

James Lark  15.05.2015
The future of the country's arts and culture is a matter that ought to be looked upon with huge concern not just by your department but...

World War Civil War Portraits - Sara Shamma

Bob Chaundy  14.05.2015
Sara Shamma is an internationally acclaimed portrait painter. Among her many awards are the BP Portrait Award 2004 and the Waterhouse Natural...