Wilko Fever and the Top Five Guilty Pleasures for Under 25's

Wilko Fever and the Top Five Guilty Pleasures for Under 25's

Jonnie Bayfield  8.02.2016
At 23, I was under the assumption that a shop containing every single domestic cleaning product you could ever want, would be far from...
Marion Wagschal: An Extraordinary Artist

Marion Wagschal: An Extraordinary Artist

James Payne  6.02.2016
Marion Wagschal's new show at Canada House is her first ever show in the UK. Relatively unknown outside of North America, the latest exhibition...
Reframing The Myth - Illustrating So Much More Than Impairment

Reframing The Myth - Illustrating So Much More Than Impairment

Mik Scarlet  5.02.2016
Anyone who reads my column here in the Huff knows I regularly sing the praises of the Disability Arts Scene. I feel it is a place where...
Ai Weiwei Posed As Drowned Alan Kurdi And It's Been Divisive To Say The Least

Ai Weiwei Posed As Drowned Alan Kurdi And It's Been Divisive To Say The Least

Louise Ridley  1.02.2016
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has recreated the famous photo of a drowned Syrian toddler as part of an art project that has sharply divided...
Why Fashion Needs a Seat at the Table of Mainstream Education.

Why Fashion Needs a Seat at the Table of Mainstream Education.

Francesco Loy Bell  1.02.2016
This would inform people, spark an interest from a young age, and give a scope for creativity that is not currently present, without forcing...

Why Are There So Few Ethnic Minorities Going Into the Film and Arts? And How Do We Address This Lack of Diversity?

Sanchita Islam  30.01.2016
This is a question that has been instigated by the recent furore over the dearth of black representation at the 2016 Oscars with the absence...

Want to Equip Students for the Creative Industries? Teach Them How to Care About the World and Each Other

Charlotte Webb  29.01.2016
It's not certain how this kind of experiment can be scaled or replicated on a long-term basis. But I could see students transforming before...
'Bingo Wings', 'Muffin Tops' and 'Cottage Cheese' Thighs: Stop Comparing Women to Food

'Bingo Wings', 'Muffin Tops' and 'Cottage Cheese' Thighs: Stop Comparing Women to Food

Jenny Swingler  27.01.2016
Like most women I have navigated most of my life through a smorgasbord of insults and 'compliments' regarding my body - more often than...

Stunning New Impressionist Art Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler  26.01.2016
The Royal Academy of Arts' new blockbuster exhibition Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, is a triumph. It examines the role...

Michael Sandle - Time, Transition and Dissent

Bob Chaundy  24.01.2016
Now in his 80th year, Sandle's strong views show little sign of moderating. We see depictions of Hitler with a dunce's cap, of innocent...
Ice Cube Calls Unlikely N.W.A Fan George Osborne His 'Homie'

Ice Cube Calls Unlikely N.W.A Fan George Osborne His 'Homie'

George Bowden  23.01.2016
Ice Cube has called George Osborne his 'homie' after hearing of his obsession with hip-hop group N.W.A. The 46-year-old rapper and actor...

Saatchi Gallery Opens New Show on Female Artists Only

Victoria Sadler  19.01.2016
Champagne Life is the first ever exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery showcasing works solely from female artists. The gallery is getting...

Our Creative Kingdom: Let's Wake Up to Our Own Global Powerhouse

Carolyn Dailey  13.01.2016
Creativity is our unique national treasure, able to transform a skinny, eccentric teenager from Brixton into a global rock icon, a transcendent...
Reflections on Spending Review

Reflections on Spending Review

Sir Peter Bazalgette  13.01.2016
We realised early on that any conversation about arts funding has to overcome the presumption that art is a luxury, the icing on the cake....