Griffin Art Prize 2014

Griffin Art Prize 2014

The prize is awarded to emerging artists in painting and drawing. Chudamani Clowes emerged triumphant from a long list of 20 that was then...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 at Natural History Museum

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its fiftieth year. It is a global showcase of the very best nature photographs...
Absent Protests

Absent Protests

Allen Jones' work doesn't really offer us any thing new and further still it rides on the back of the exploitation of women to his benefit....

John Costi: Armed Robber to Critically Acclaimed Artist

Artist John Costi was born London 1987, of dual Irish and Cypriot heritage. Working mostly in film, spoken word and performance installation...
Ten Things You Should Know About Mark Rothko

Ten Things You Should Know About Mark Rothko

The current Mark Rothko exhibition in The Hague's Gemeentemuseum seems to be the perfect Rothko show. With over 60 works on display - from...

The Art of Shame

Shame Chorus will be a live concert event performed at the Freud Museum, and a range of other venues in London and across the UK in 2015....

Life In the Arts Lane - Week 94 - Post Olympia Reflections

The costs of doing a fair are massively high in comparison to the annual rent of a shop. Yet, fairs continue to proliferate.

So, What to Make of Allen Jones?

Allen Jones is considered to be one of the finest pop artists of the 1960s but as creator of pieces such as Chair and Table, where female...

Grayson Perry Who Are You? At National Portrait Gallery

Celebrated artist Grayson Perry has been examining identity and how we define ourselves in his programme on Channel 4, Who Are You? The...

Walking Down The Political Line with Keith Haring

Keith Haring is a figure that hardly needs an introduction. Eye-catching recognisable style, murals, sculptures, drawings in public spaces...

Artists Explore the Digital Age in MIRRORCITY at Hayward Gallery

The exhibition presents artworks in a wide variety of media, from paintings to film, from sculpture to sound. But all of it questions that...

Seven Artists for Seven Islands

In need of a holiday, yesterday I visited all seven of the Canary Islands under one roof! Seven illustrators from across Europe were each...
Making in the Modern World

Making in the Modern World

The executive director of the Crafts Council on the organisation's ground-breaking new conference Since joining the Crafts Council, one...

Before the Dawn - Arabella Dorman

Acclaimed war artist Arabella Dorman has visited Afghanistan on several occasions over the past five years in order to capture in her paintings...