Learning Through Culture

Learning Through Culture

Rosy Greenlees  20.04.2016
Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, is preparing to publish the first White Paper - a policy document that...
Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Catherine Ingram  19.04.2016
Where's Wally is a classic that's fun and tempting to play with. With Where's Warhol, we were lucky: the formula seemed made for him. Warhol's...

The Mask of Anarchy - Paul Wager

Bob Chaundy  17.04.2016
Paul Wager describes himself as a proud Northerner without being a northern fanatic. Most of his sculptures are large constructions built...

Snapshot of the Poet in the Portrait

Phil Brown  16.04.2016
Benjamin Sullivan's recent BP Award-nominated portrait of Hugo Williams is a powerful thing. It stirs memories in me of my experiences...

Fashion Provocateurs: The New Photographer Making The Personal Political

Lou Mensah  13.04.2016
Then there are images that draw us in, over and above aesthetics. I wondered how the new generation of photographers, those with a timely...

Nothing to Learn From the Culture White Paper

Nigel Carrington  13.04.2016
What does this mean? In the current climate, any government commitment to culture is an achievement. But the narrowness of that commitment...
Six-Year-Old Girls in Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp Draw Tanks, Soldiers and Blood

Six-Year-Old Girls in Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp Draw Tanks, Soldiers and Blood

Jaz O'Hara  12.04.2016
We woke up early for the two hour drive from the city, into the midst of the desert, and there it was... Barbed wire, security and dust;...

Review: Conceptual Art 1964-1979, Tate Britain

Victoria Sadler  11.04.2016
With its focus on British artists in the 1960s and 1970s, Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979 at Tate Britain sets out to demonstrate...
Six Things That Happen When You're an Erotic Fiction Writer

Six Things That Happen When You're an Erotic Fiction Writer

Chrissy Chittenden  11.04.2016
Six things that happen when you open up about being a budding erotic fiction writer. 1. Everyone turns into a schoolboy. You don't quite...

Celebrating Senegal's Creativity with Renewed Commitment to the 2005 Convention

Salma Zulfiqar  9.04.2016
For Senegalese hip hop artist, Moona Yanni, the world of creativity and music in particular, is a vehicle which allows artists to express...

Review: In the Age of Giorgione, Royal Academy of Arts 'Revealing'

Victoria Sadler  5.04.2016
Who was Giorgione? After all, he's hardly a household name and yet the Royal Academy has opened a new exhibition dedicated to uncovering...
A Quick Guide To Marrakech

A Quick Guide To Marrakech

Chloe Gunning  5.04.2016
Dusty, hot, chaotic, overwhelming and unfriendly. That's what I was expecting Morocco's 'red city' Marrakech to be like. From descriptions...

Building on Indonesia's Cultural Policy with the 2005 Convention

Salma Zulfiqar  1.04.2016
"The diversity of cultural expressions not only shows the identity of a nation, but also allows creative people to contribute towards their...

Review: Russia and the Arts, National Portrait Gallery 'Dramatic, Intense, Passionate'

Victoria Sadler  31.03.2016
The turn of the 20th century was not a happy time in Russia. The Imperial dynasty was moribund and its Tsar, Nicholas II, was a hopeless...