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

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...

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...

Street Artist eL Seed Changes Perceptions With Arabic Graffiti That's Optical Genius

Jonathan A.J. Wilson  22.03.2016
Born to Tunisian parents, eL Seed spent his formative years in the suburbs of Paris juggling different cultures, languages, and identities....

Review: British Culture Examined in New Photography Show at Barbican Centre

Victoria Sadler  17.03.2016
If, like me, you're a fan of street photography and social documentary, you'll love Strange and Familiar at the Barbican Centre, a new...
God's Own Junkyard

God's Own Junkyard

Anne Richardson  17.03.2016
God's Own Junkyard is a shimmering Aladdin's cave of new and salvaged retro neon signage, religious iconography, disco balls and shimmering...

Bonheur de Vivre - Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Bob Chaundy  16.03.2016
Le Bonheur de vivre (The Joy of Life), one of French post-impressionist artist Henri Matisse's most famous paintings, is housed in the...

The Case Of Vivian Maier: Why Eccentric Introverts Are Awesome

Mohadesa Najumi  16.03.2016
Vivian Maier shot over 100,00 photographs all while being a nanny and living a discreet, mysterious life. The only reason that her work...

Capturing Masculinity

Ben Mirza  15.03.2016
For the last couple of years, I've collaborated on a number of photography projects with artists, barbers, men's clothing brands etc, so...
Arts For All - Arts Emergency and It's Reason for Being

Arts For All - Arts Emergency and It's Reason for Being

Luke Chandley  14.03.2016
Arts Emergency, a charity of which I donate to monthly, is an organisation of volunteers, contacts and thinkers who believe - correctly...
Why Do More Women Study the Arts but Less Women Work in the Arts?

Why Do More Women Study the Arts but Less Women Work in the Arts?

Jennifer Tuckett  7.03.2016
Recently, it seemed to me that the reasons for why this is occurring haven't really been investigated yet. Why are so many women studying...
'Cancel The Sunshine' - How Writing Became a Coping Method for My Anxiety and Depression

'Cancel The Sunshine' - How Writing Became a Coping Method for My Anxiety and Depression

Chantelle Dusette  4.03.2016
Depression bubbling under the surface, or hovering above, never seen by any, only felt by me. I was used to it. Familiar. At times I would...

Review: Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, National Gallery 'Mixed Results'

Victoria Sadler  3.03.2016
Half the exhibition comprises works by artists of later generations who, it is suggested, were inspired by Delacroix - artists such as...
Nursing: The Real Picture

Nursing: The Real Picture

Ali Lomas  25.02.2016
As a former model and photographer, I have trodden the catwalk during London Fashion Week, photographed an editorial shoot for Elle magazine,...

Using Theatre to Speak Out About Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Royal Air Force

Rebecca Crookshank  22.02.2016
I am so grateful to the arts; the power of creativity shines into the face of adversity and for me holds more weight than an official complaint,...