Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion Week

Why We Need a Writing Version of London Fashion Week

Jennifer Tuckett  3.06.2016
Most of the events are free and each year our aim is going to be to focus on a different theme/ form of writing with the overall aim of...
The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia

Heenali Patel  1.06.2016
Rob attributes the happiness in his life to his relationship with Gill, his wife of 24 years. They met when Rob was in a psychiatric hospital...
How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

How To Unlock Your Child's Creativity

Written by Mary Common  25.05.2016
We assume that creativity is an innate talent that only some children possess. But actually, all children have the ability to be creative,...
Converting to Baroque Art in Rome

Converting to Baroque Art in Rome

Kate Bryan  23.05.2016
Personally, aside from my passion for the painter Caravaggio, it was a period and a style of art that took me a while to devote time to....

Review: Jeff Koons, Newport Street Gallery 'Desperate, Tired'

Victoria Sadler  19.05.2016
It's probably no surprise that Damien Hirst owns a lot of works by Jeff Koons. After all, these two have common ground - they're both provocateurs,...
Caravaggio Redefined Art by Not Learning the Rules

Caravaggio Redefined Art by Not Learning the Rules

Kate Bryan  14.05.2016
I have long been a devotee of Caravaggio and now, by virtue of living in Rome amidst churches where his paintings still hang, I have become...

Strange and Familiar: Martin Parr Curates the Must See Exhibition of the Season at the Barbican

Lou Mensah  9.05.2016
This exhibition is about the everyday lives of you and me, our parent's and grandparents. It is a community album, a gift from 23 international...

XL Catlin Art Prize 2016

Bob Chaundy  9.05.2016
"There's a perverse kind of theatricality about the work," says Justin Hammond, curator of the 2016 XL Catlin Art Prize exhibition, now...

The Art in Politics

Gisele Scanlon  6.05.2016
There hadn't been a woman elected to the NUI (Nation University of Ireland) panel in Seanad Éireann (the Irish Senate or Upper House as...

Review: Mona Hatoum, Tate Modern

Victoria Sadler  4.05.2016
For those unfamiliar with the brilliant Mona Hatoum, she was born in Beirut to a Palestinian family before moving to the UK in 1975. This...

Spotlighting Artistic Freedom With Unesco's 2005 Convention - Marking World Press Freedom Day

Salma Zulfiqar  27.04.2016
Artistic freedom in the digital environment and tackling new challenges in cultural policies will be among the topics for debate to mark...
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Adam Lee-Potter  23.04.2016
I'm not alone. A new report by the British Council reveals that 34% of the UK can't stand the Bard. So why don't more of us say so? This...
You're Quoting Shakespeare Every Day - Without Even Knowing It!

You're Quoting Shakespeare Every Day - Without Even Knowing It!

Bill Coles  23.04.2016
Not to lay it on with a trowel, but... when we talk of towers of strength; or sea changes; or pounds of flesh; or pomp and circumstance;...
Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Where's Warhol? A Time Travelling Adventure With a Pop Culture Icon

Catherine Ingram  19.04.2016
Where's Wally is a classic that's fun and tempting to play with. With Where's Warhol, we were lucky: the formula seemed made for him. Warhol's...