The Mondrian Guide to Life

The Mondrian Guide to Life

Tate  5.06.2014
Piet Mondrian is one of the best known of all modern artists - and also the most misunderstood. But we could all learn a thing or two from...
What My Brother Taught Me About Making Good Art

What My Brother Taught Me About Making Good Art

Tommy Tordsson Björk  3.06.2014
My oldest brother was always a very creative person. He was an excellent storyteller with an astute eye for beautiful imagery. He was skilled...

Wanted: A New Kind of War Artist

Tony White  2.06.2014
Models and expertise already exist for artistic intervention within the international scientific arena, models which might relatively simply...

How to Write a Ballet: Part Two

Tom Hodge  27.05.2014
Waiting Room has five 'orchestra alones' - each one, two and a half hours long. That might sound like a lot, but for well over 80 minutes...

Balance of Power and Art On the Streets With Levalet, Faith47, Cyrcle, Cleon Peterson, Miss Van, Borondo

Milena Kotseva  26.05.2014
This week's review of art on the streets focuses on pieces that comment and challenge the balance of power,submission and beauty in contemporary...

Concert Review: Anoushka Shankar at The Royal Festival Hall

Sumeet Grover  24.05.2014
On Friday, 23 May 2014, Anoushka Shankar, a Grammy-nominated Indian Sitar player performed at the Royal Festival Hall, London, to a fully...

Ai Weiwei at Lisson: Art, Politics and Humour

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams  23.05.2014
It's easy to think of Ai Weiwei and focus solely on the politics of his life and work which, of course, he intends to be considered and...
Starbucks Customers Queue for Barista's Artwork

Starbucks Customers Queue for Barista's Artwork

Georgina Barnard  23.05.2014
I love seeing peoples' reactions to my drawings. I enjoy the joy and surprise on their faces.' It's impossible not to notice Lafitte's...
The Artists Reclaiming Our Data

The Artists Reclaiming Our Data

Peter Yeung  23.05.2014
Just as Ayn Rand's Roark subversively demolishes the Corlandt building after promises are broken and his designs changed, these artists...

Reykjavik Arts Fest: Nicht Fertig / Not Finished: Watch the Opening Live

Nathan Woodhead  22.05.2014
Today sees the opening of the 28th Annual Reykjavik Arts Festival, a weekend set to be packed with art, theatre, film and exhibitions....
Why Systems Science Needs Music Festivals

Why Systems Science Needs Music Festivals

Green Futures  20.05.2014
Lizzie Rivera finds lasting value in creative encounters. An interactive theatre performance about river system management is, perhaps...

Review: La Bohème - Opera North at The Lowry Salford 5/5

Collette Walsh  16.05.2014
As one of the oldest arts, opera has an air of magic but gravity too. But that doesn't mean it is for a stuffy, serious audience. Far from...
Literature Is a Library

Literature Is a Library

Jamie Andrews  16.05.2014
The great wonder of the British Library is that our vaults hold not only original literary texts, but the contextual materials that help...

Location Location, Location

Dr Michael Petry  15.05.2014
Open studios are nothing new to arts festivals but this year's Dulwich Festival also includes Artists' Open Houses. As the many house programs...