The Work of Don McCullin

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...

East and West Are Joined in a Celebration of 'Love & Peace'

8.05.2014
This past winter, the Today Art Museum in Beijing welcomed a brand-new solo show of my latest paintings and sculptures, called Wonderland....

Surrealism? It's Mostly About Sex, Says Peter Capaldi

8.05.2014
A lobster on a telephone, a clock that seems to have melted. These are some of the most famous images of the movement known as 'Surrealism',...
Why I Covered a Ukip Billboard Poster With My International Grey

Why I Covered a Ukip Billboard Poster With My International Grey

8.05.2014
By the time you are reading this I may have been arrested. Maybe you have already read something about the arrest in the news.

Aakash Odedra: Man in Flight

8.05.2014
Aakash Odedra a dancer who formerly trained in the styles of khatak and Bharatanatyam, is now causing a stir with his own distinctive style...
My Rosy Blue Dress, Iron Ore Rivers & Alnmouth

My Rosy Blue Dress, Iron Ore Rivers & Alnmouth

6.05.2014
I've been working all the daylight hours on a family commission, a dinner table portrait, for a dining room, people happily eating, being...

Wonderful Matisse Exhibition at the Tate Modern

5.05.2014
Tate Modern's major exhibition, Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the artist's paper cut-outs....
Nine Things You Must do at Brighton Fringe - A Quick Visitor's Guide

Nine Things You Must do at Brighton Fringe - A Quick Visitor's Guide

3.05.2014
England's largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe is upon us again. Here are nine things every visitor from out of town MUST do...

Terrace Wires: Who Is Responsible for Keeping London Beautiful?

2.05.2014
David Batchelor's Chromolocomotion has been well received since it's unveiling on 7 April. The bright colours definitely stop the St Pancras...

Catlin Prize 2014 Exhibition

2.05.2014
Each year curator Justin Hammond travels the length and breadth of the UK visiting art schools and colleges and attending their degree...

Playing on the World's Stage

2.05.2014
At the Crafts Council we believe that it's absolutely vital that we not only have a strong relationship with the craft organisations of...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 73 - Work Work Work

1.05.2014
Knuckling down is a great phrase which simultaneously calls to mind the twin thoughts of hard work and orangutans. After the Easter break...

The 'Business' of a Regional Fringe Festival

1.05.2014
As Brighton Fringe approaches, there is a huge fanfare of voices inviting audiences to attend their events. And attend they do, in their...
Back to Reality - How to Find Creative Work After Having a Baby

Back to Reality - How to Find Creative Work After Having a Baby

30.04.2014
It may or may not be true that we become our parents, but I want to be careful of the example I set. These choices are more far-reaching...