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

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...
Frieze, Art and Gentrification

Frieze, Art and Gentrification

Rose Gibbs  12.10.2015
Frieze is arriving and the art world seems set to eats its own tail. Artists are painfully aware that the process of gentrification, where...
The Arrival in 1400 of Yolande of Aragon in France to Wed Louis II Royal Duke of Anjou

The Arrival in 1400 of Yolande of Aragon in France to Wed Louis II Royal Duke of Anjou

Princess Michael of Kent  12.10.2015
Following the plague called the Black Death, France's population was reduced by half to around 8 million, 90% of whom were hard-working...

Review: Goya the Portraits, National Gallery 'Dazzling Brilliance'

Victoria Sadler  7.10.2015
There is such talent, such genius in Goya's work that it's hard to know where to begin. His technical excellence is just ridiculous - the...

Falling Leaves

Dr Michael Petry  7.10.2015
London in the fall is a crowded schedule for art lovers, not only are the galleries returning from the long summer break, they are preparing...

Attracting a Diverse Workforce - What Do We Need to Consider in Arts Fundraising?

Michelle Wright  6.10.2015
Like the rest of the charitable sector, the arts is struggling to reflect the UK's broader diversity. Arts Council England (ACE) estimates...

Life In The Arts Lane - week 111 - Fun and Games at LAPADA 2015

Thomas Woodham Smith  5.10.2015
The joy of doing a fair is the unexpected learning. This time at LAPADA in Berkeley Square I learnt that if someone crouches down they...
Ai Weiwei, Make Political Art, Make Art Politically

Ai Weiwei, Make Political Art, Make Art Politically

Rose Gibbs  30.09.2015
If "making art politically" involves employing scores of people to do boring and dangerous work, what makes what Weiwei does significantly...

David Hockney: Early Drawings

Bob Chaundy  24.09.2015
David Hockney: Early Drawings is a feast of a show and a fine way in which to introduce Waterman's eponymous gallery's new grand location...

Review: The World Goes Pop, Tate Modern 'Brash, Bold and Exciting'

Victoria Sadler  17.09.2015
What really intrigues though is not just how these artists used Pop art to interrogate their own cultures, but how they also responded...

Bridget Riley: Learning From Seurat

Bob Chaundy  17.09.2015
British painter Bridget Riley, now 84, is best known worldwide by those abstract, almost hallucinatory, stripes, curves and other geometric...
Artists and Creatives Are the Real Property Developers... Blame Us

Artists and Creatives Are the Real Property Developers... Blame Us

Alaric Hammond  17.09.2015
My show opened last week at The Saatchi Gallery. It's mainly about London (and the underbellies of other cities), and in one of the capital's...
Hello Sweet Art: A Week in Culture

Hello Sweet Art: A Week in Culture

Jessie Thompson  11.09.2015
I don't know about you but I've always thought that arts criticism would be way better if it read like the diary of a confused teenage...