Review: Brilliance in Pastels from Jean-Etienne Liotard, Royal Academy of Arts

Review: Brilliance in Pastels from Jean-Etienne Liotard, Royal Academy of Arts

Victoria Sadler  18.11.2015
Pastels are a nightmare to work with, and they provide a real challenge for artists who want to add delicate details and tones. So how...

Little and Large

Dr Michael Petry  16.11.2015
There is so much cultural life going on outside London - much less in Scotland, Wales and Ireland (North and South) and that if you stay...
Shia LaBeouf's #ALLMYMOVIES - Does Anyone Actually 'Get' Contemporary Art?

Shia LaBeouf's #ALLMYMOVIES - Does Anyone Actually 'Get' Contemporary Art?

Sophia Hyatt  13.11.2015
I don't understand why LaBeouf watched all of his movies consecutively in reverse chronological order. Neither do I understand why I felt...

Papaver Rhoeas - Lost Lives and Fading Memories

Paddy Hartley  11.11.2015
While lambs' hearts, horsehair and blown glass artillery shells may seem an unlikely combination with which to spark debate around the...
Derby Feste 2015 - Arts Fun For All

Derby Feste 2015 - Arts Fun For All

Mik Scarlet  30.10.2015
I have a soft spot for Derby and have done ever since I visited the city for work, interviewing a local disabled photographer for a magazine....
70 Years of the Design Council: What Has Changed and Why Design Is So Important to Society

70 Years of the Design Council: What Has Changed and Why Design Is So Important to Society

Nigel Carrington  29.10.2015
The design industry used to be a back-office function of manufacturing. Now, it is a conspicuous force in our lives. That industry has...
No Less a Woman

No Less a Woman

Laura Dodsworth  23.10.2015
The loss of a breast, or a scar, the diagnosis, treatment and recovery will mean different things to different women - we are individual,...

New Exhibition on Julia Margaret Cameron - A Photography Pioneer

Victoria Sadler  22.10.2015
Born in Calcutta in 1815, Julia Margaret worked for most of her photographic career from her house on the Isle of Wight, Dimbola Lodge....
How to Photograph Reflections

How to Photograph Reflections

Anthony Epes  20.10.2015
Why? Because reflections are fun! To me they say - I am playing! So here are some ideas on why I think reflections are so awesome - and...
Cornelia Parker in  Conversation at St Pancras: Stop, Look and Listen

Cornelia Parker in Conversation at St Pancras: Stop, Look and Listen

Nicola Shaw  19.10.2015
Cornelia's One More Time is the third artwork to grace the Terrace Wires and the second time that she has worked in St Pancras - the previous...
Damien Hirst Opens a New Art Gallery in London

Damien Hirst Opens a New Art Gallery in London

Victoria Sadler  14.10.2015
London has a new art gallery. And this one comes from the pockets - and the collection - of Damien Hirst. Newport Street Gallery is the...

What Could You Possibly Do With Only Leaves and Threads?

Francesca Palange  14.10.2015
I went to see the natural experiments of in person after having experienced the joy of gaze through pages of her new book, Natural Processes...
It's Not 'Prison Art' - It's Just Art

It's Not 'Prison Art' - It's Just Art

Gabriel Samuels  14.10.2015
There is a growing school of thought that says that art may be able to prevent convicts from reoffending, and the artworks in 'Re:From'...

Lita Cabellut - Impulse

Bob Chaundy  14.10.2015
Cabellut has invited glamorous women from different parts of the world to sit for her. Each has a different expression but she has reflected...