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...

Art's Love Affair With JG Ballard

13.10.2013
Writer JG Ballard, the great dystopian visionary, said in an interview back in 1975, "I think I always was a frustrated painter." He went...

Christie's Art Cornucopia: Auction Houses as Exhibition Spaces

13.10.2013
Auction Houses always get in the news when an art work reaches an exorbitant price. However, many people do not realise that they exhibit...
She Is Afghanistan's First Street Artist, and She Might Actually Change Our Views

She Is Afghanistan's First Street Artist, and She Might Actually Change Our Views

11.10.2013
Shamsia Hassani: a young woman and the first street artist ever to emerge from the exhausted streets of Kabul, Afghanistan. Only 25 years...

Is London Pop-up Culture as Sweet as it Sounds?

10.10.2013
But there is more than one hurdle in the pop-up game. What is 'pop-up' and temporary can very quickly become dated. By the very nature...

Tories are Destroying Cameron's "Land of Opportunity

10.10.2013
David Cameron's conference address may have been a long way from that sweaty room behind the church hall, but his tone was exactly the...
The Problem With the Art Establishment

The Problem With the Art Establishment

10.10.2013
The modern world thinks of art as very important, something close to the meaning of life. The symptoms of this elevated regard include...

Prime Arts Destination During Frieze Week Happening in Brick Lane

9.10.2013
The Other Art Fair is the UK's largest artist-led fair, attracting thousands of art buyers, collectors, journalists and gallerists from...
London's Latest Creative Import: Adri Murguia

London's Latest Creative Import: Adri Murguia

8.10.2013
Adri co-pioneered the web series Slutever back in April last year - setting not only the tone for her visual identity as a director, but...

Give the Arts an International Day of Honour

8.10.2013
Looking far into the history of man, it is apparent that the epochs of each civilization are marked by one common trait: a great flourishing...
From London to Amsterdam's Underground Scene

From London to Amsterdam's Underground Scene

8.10.2013
Ahead of 'The Amsterdam Trip' here at Urban Nerds spent some valuable time to interview a young artist who has made his trip to Amsterdam...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 44 - Fine Art Asia

8.10.2013
A seven hour time difference and an eleven hour flight can mess with your head. I am in Hong Kong and the boxy red taxi is speeding me...