How to Boost Your Creativity: 10 Tips for Writers

How to Boost Your Creativity: 10 Tips for Writers

This week I'm not housesitting. Here at home in South Devon I'm writing, creating, running creative writing workshops and musing on one...

From Fashion to Art: 'Normcore' at the Tate Britain

Fashion is still buzzing with the idea of 'Normcore' - a trend cemented by Kim Kardashian's appearance on the cover of Vogue. Suddenly...

Green Street F4.0: A DIY Photography Exhibition

The Arts have seen better days, a time when they were wined and dined and had sweet nothings whispered in their ears before being paraded...
Hats Off the the Racing Season - Millinery in the UK

Hats Off the the Racing Season - Millinery in the UK

To curate an exhibition of headwear is to capture moments in millinery history. The United Kingdom, with its formal dress occasions and...

Antonio Pozo: One of the Top Artists at the Art Fair in Chelsea

The Untitled Artists Fair took place in Chelsea in the Old Town Hall in Kings Road last May. An exciting selection of 170 artists under...
Who Owns a Banksy?

Who Owns a Banksy?

Banksy is one of the few people who have been able to popularly harmonise the terms 'graffiti' and 'artist' and his work is treasured around...
Writer's Retreats

Writer's Retreats

I rise with the sun at five and stroll down to the rush hut by the shore which serves as my private writing room. No sound all day but...
The Mondrian Guide to Life

The Mondrian Guide to Life

Piet Mondrian is one of the best known of all modern artists - and also the most misunderstood. But we could all learn a thing or two from...

What My Brother Taught Me About Making Good Art

My oldest brother was always a very creative person. He was an excellent storyteller with an astute eye for beautiful imagery. He was skilled...

Wanted: A New Kind of War Artist

Models and expertise already exist for artistic intervention within the international scientific arena, models which might relatively simply...

How to Write a Ballet: Part Two

Waiting Room has five 'orchestra alones' - each one, two and a half hours long. That might sound like a lot, but for well over 80 minutes...

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

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

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

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...