A Beginners Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art

A Beginners Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art

7.01.2014
There comes a stage in life when clip frames and old art posters just don't cut it anymore. You yearn for something different in your living...

Hard Times and Thriving Design

7.01.2014
The recent publication of Modern British Furniture: Design since 1945, Lesley Jackson's fascinating history of the British furniture industry,...

How Public Art Looks Upwards to Encourage Reflection and Recuperation

6.01.2014
You might ask why we support art at the station. Well that's easy, we do it because we believe that people want to be in places which hold...

The 2013 On The Streets Review Of The Year

3.01.2014
Trends from the current year include less illegally painted walls (with most notable and memorable example - Banksy's NYC 'artist residency')...

How Much Does British Culture Cost?

3.01.2014
Signature Pictures is a London-based film production enterprise. Their #FutureFilm initiative suggested it was a good idea to offer Workfare...

Helsinki roundup

30.12.2013
In the nice icy cold of Helsinki, perfect for the holiday season (they tell me Santa lives in Lapland) with very short dark days, I was...

Film Reviews - Favourite Viewings of 2013

24.12.2013
When asked to select your 'favourite viewings of 2013' you realise that it's not an easy task. It's personal and they're not presented...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 54 - Sorolla

17.12.2013
Madrid is one of the great European capital cities. I have been coming here since I was at university. However, my visit frequency dramatically...

Art for Work's Sake

16.12.2013
And this isn't just opinion; research has also shown that staff work 15% more efficiently in an office decorated with art and plants and...

I, the Artist and the Syrian: A Profile on Tammam Azzam

15.12.2013
Tammam Azzam doesn't claim to be a representative of the Syrian people, but neither does he want to be treated as an individual. He wants...
The Ghosts of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The Ghosts of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

12.12.2013
Drury Lane is the oldest and most haunted theatre in London. In fact, some say it is the most haunted building in the world. So far, I...
The Legalities of Street Art

The Legalities of Street Art

12.12.2013
A time where the Houses of Parliament are hosting an auction for the proceeds of a Banksy wall piece to be donated to charity, where the...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 53 - Paris and a Prayer

11.12.2013
Thursday and I am on the train to Paris. Not that the early part of the week was dull in London. In fact, far from it.

Cas Holmes at the Beaney

11.12.2013
Cas Holmes is a textile artist based in Maidstone who produces mixed media work blending 'found' fabric and her own delicately stitched...