Art meets Architecture: Artist Paul Davies Is Built in Translation

Art meets Architecture: Artist Paul Davies Is Built in Translation

31.03.2014
Australian artist Paul Davies first caught my eye earlier this year, with his atmospheric series of paintings which seductively draw you...
Veronese Exhibition at National Gallery a Glorious Success

Veronese Exhibition at National Gallery a Glorious Success

30.03.2014
In Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice, the National Gallery has brought together a vast and extraordinary collection of work...

The Last Degenerate Artist

28.03.2014
Hans Feibusch is the last of Hitler's Degenerate Artists. The last survivor. It must feel funny to be 'the last' of a group, simply because...

What Is a Modern Family?

28.03.2014
I recently attended a lunch where a former couple (of two men) introduced their third partner (also a man) as part of their 'thrupple'....
Tipping in Support of the Arts - Did You Ever Suspect the Likes?

Tipping in Support of the Arts - Did You Ever Suspect the Likes?

28.03.2014
Unlike the States your tip does not make up our pay packets but they do go a long way to making our job a damn sight less sufferable and...

The Back of Beyond - Hus Gallery

27.03.2014
For The Back of Beyond, The Hus's exhibition's director Jessica Warren has brought together three artists, Sam Irons, Neil Raitt and Adam...
Cantering in the Dark With Stars Out

Cantering in the Dark With Stars Out

24.03.2014
When I have finished a painting, I find it hard to summon up the confidence to start on another, I can fall into a bit of a pit, so if...

The Rise and Rise of the Street Art Festival

24.03.2014
Standing in the dank, fume-ridden disused road tunnel in an untrendy, forgotten corner of south London, little did I realise I was witnessing...

'Wall To Wall' In the Making featuring RUN's exclusive 'Overflow' install

23.03.2014
Street art is controversial, challenging and dichotomous, but is also a way of life; a sort of unique persona; 'religion.' It is organically...

'Never Anything but Kindness': George Saunders, Folio Prize Winner

23.03.2014
Like many people gathered at the St Pancras Hotel last week for the inaugural Folio Prize awards, I was delighted when Lavinia Greenlaw,...

Lollies and Crinkly Paper

21.03.2014
I've been making paintings on hand-made paper for a few years now, I love the feel and look of them, not for the faint-hearted, a few crinkles...
How to Write a Ballet: Part One

How to Write a Ballet: Part One

18.03.2014
How does one think up a load of dance music? Which comes first, the dancing chicken or the musical egg? Many people have asked me whether...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 67 - Approaches to TEFAF

18.03.2014
On Friday we were invited, by a Masterpiece prodigal son, Vanderven, to their annual dinner at the private club 'Groote Societeit" at the...

On the Streets Invaded - RUN, Borondo, Alexis Diaz, Pixel Pancho, Space Invader, Martha Cooper, Vinz

17.03.2014
With the weather starting to feel like a 'street art weather', there has been some proper creative energy flowing on the streets. Leading...