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

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....
Brixton Turns Out In Spectacular Style To Celebrate David Bowie's Life

Brixton Turns Out In Spectacular Style To Celebrate David Bowie's Life

George Bowden  12.01.2016
David Bowie's birthplace partied late into the night on Monday, celebrating a life which flourished from humble beginnings into an astonishing...
Artist Weaves Gold Into People's Scars To Tell Their Heroic Stories

Artist Weaves Gold Into People's Scars To Tell Their Heroic Stories

Natasha Hinde  11.01.2016
An artist is weaving gold into people's scars to tell stories of how they've bravely overcome the struggles life has thrown at them. Hélène...
London's Art Scene 2016: A Month by Month Guide

London's Art Scene 2016: A Month by Month Guide

Kate Gordon  1.01.2016
New year: it's the time for re-invention, re-discovery and resolutions. One of our resolutions is always to do more, learn more, see more....
2015's Best Theatre: The Plays That Made My World Go Wobbly

2015's Best Theatre: The Plays That Made My World Go Wobbly

Jessie Thompson  31.12.2015
I went to the theatre quite a lot this year, mainly because I couldn't get tickets for the final One Direction concert. In lieu of throwing...
From Caravaggio to Kylie - A Day in the Life of Sky Arts

From Caravaggio to Kylie - A Day in the Life of Sky Arts

Phil Edgar-Jones   22.12.2015
One thing you must never ever do when you have the privilege of running a channel like Sky Arts is talk nonsense. This is the number one...
Do You See This Artist's Photos Of Naked Women As 'Indecent'?

Do You See This Artist's Photos Of Naked Women As 'Indecent'?

Natasha Hinde  21.12.2015
An artist's work designed to combat negative self image has been closed down by police, because it featured photos of naked women. Mathilde...