Balance of Power and Art On the Streets With Levalet, Faith47, Cyrcle, Cleon Peterson, Miss Van, Borondo

Balance of Power and Art On the Streets With Levalet, Faith47, Cyrcle, Cleon Peterson, Miss Van, Borondo

26.05.2014
This week's review of art on the streets focuses on pieces that comment and challenge the balance of power,submission and beauty in contemporary...

Concert Review: Anoushka Shankar at The Royal Festival Hall

24.05.2014
On Friday, 23 May 2014, Anoushka Shankar, a Grammy-nominated Indian Sitar player performed at the Royal Festival Hall, London, to a fully...

Ai Weiwei at Lisson: Art, Politics and Humour

23.05.2014
It's easy to think of Ai Weiwei and focus solely on the politics of his life and work which, of course, he intends to be considered and...
Starbucks Customers Queue for Barista's Artwork

Starbucks Customers Queue for Barista's Artwork

23.05.2014
I love seeing peoples' reactions to my drawings. I enjoy the joy and surprise on their faces.' It's impossible not to notice Lafitte's...
The Artists Reclaiming Our Data

The Artists Reclaiming Our Data

23.05.2014
Just as Ayn Rand's Roark subversively demolishes the Corlandt building after promises are broken and his designs changed, these artists...

Reykjavik Arts Fest: Nicht Fertig / Not Finished: Watch the Opening Live

22.05.2014
Today sees the opening of the 28th Annual Reykjavik Arts Festival, a weekend set to be packed with art, theatre, film and exhibitions....
Why Systems Science Needs Music Festivals

Why Systems Science Needs Music Festivals

20.05.2014
Lizzie Rivera finds lasting value in creative encounters. An interactive theatre performance about river system management is, perhaps...

Review: La Bohème - Opera North at The Lowry Salford 5/5

16.05.2014
As one of the oldest arts, opera has an air of magic but gravity too. But that doesn't mean it is for a stuffy, serious audience. Far from...
Literature Is a Library

Literature Is a Library

16.05.2014
The great wonder of the British Library is that our vaults hold not only original literary texts, but the contextual materials that help...

Location Location, Location

15.05.2014
Open studios are nothing new to arts festivals but this year's Dulwich Festival also includes Artists' Open Houses. As the many house programs...

Tahnee Lonsdale at Debut Contemporary

15.05.2014
Tahnee Lonsdale is a painter with a fearless approach to colour. They tell stories of life with its ups and downs, of success, but ultimately...
Richard Mosse: War Photography Re-sensitised

Richard Mosse: War Photography Re-sensitised

14.05.2014
The success of Mosse's work exposes the shortcomings of other war photography and documentary photography today: much of it fails to overcome...
A Short History of Nymphomania

A Short History of Nymphomania

14.05.2014
Back in the 18th Century, spurred on by the term she'd inspired, the nymph had found fame. In 1784, Joshua Reynolds, the president of the...

The Work of Don McCullin

9.05.2014
When I met Don McCullin at the weekend there was no sense of "been there done that" with him. Although he has shown his work all over the...