Review: Lest We Forget, English National Ballet 'Devastating, Unforgettable'

Review: Lest We Forget, English National Ballet 'Devastating, Unforgettable'

Victoria Sadler  9.09.2015
Lest We Forget is a powerful and extraordinary collection of three dance pieces that English National Ballet (ENB) premiered in 2014 to...
Her Majesty the Queen - As You've Never Seen Her Before...

Her Majesty the Queen - As You've Never Seen Her Before...

Jody Thompson  4.09.2015
Painted wearing a purple top with matching stilettos complete with tiara, but with her bum out against a backdrop of a Union Jack and the...
London's Art Scene this Autumn: 10 Must-See Events and Exhibitions

London's Art Scene this Autumn: 10 Must-See Events and Exhibitions

Kate Gordon  2.09.2015
I'm often asked what is the one thing that is absolutely necessary to see/do/experience in the visual art world, in a given season. These...
Greenbelt 2015: Corbyn's Bard, Cyborgs and the Devil

Greenbelt 2015: Corbyn's Bard, Cyborgs and the Devil

Joe Ware  2.09.2015
The musical highlight this year was Grace Petrie and the Benefits Culture who roused a damp Monday night crowd with their politically charged...
Igor Prokop: One of the Top Artists at the Chianciano Biennale in Tuscany

Igor Prokop: One of the Top Artists at the Chianciano Biennale in Tuscany

Lorenzo Belenguer  1.09.2015
Within such a cornucopia of talent, Igor Prokop, an artist born in Budapest, stands out with a presentation of highly-elaborate and colourful...
A Thriving, Diverse City Needs to Value Its Arts

A Thriving, Diverse City Needs to Value Its Arts

Sian Berry  31.08.2015
A thriving, diverse city needs a thriving, diverse arts scene - otherwise it isn't a city worth living in. For that reason, I would be...
Empathy and the Decision to Postpone 'Homegrown'

Empathy and the Decision to Postpone 'Homegrown'

Kristian Carter  21.08.2015
The decision by the NYT to postpone the play has unleashed a firestorm of debate within the artistic community about censorship. But this...
The Day We Went to Margate

The Day We Went to Margate

Sarah Powell  21.08.2015
Margate is having a moment. That should probably be #Margate is having a moment. Suddenly all the cool kids are going to the beach, buying...

From East London to the East End of Glasgow: We Should Look to Lagos

Graham Sheffield  20.08.2015
Last month an article in the Economist contended that, despite being "crowded, noisy and violent", Lagos is a positive model for the rest...

The Poise and Beauty of Audrey Hepburn the Focus in New Photography Exhibition

Victoria Sadler  19.08.2015
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon is a major new photography exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery that truly spans the life of...
The View From the Wings, as the Arts and Culture Sector Awaits its Moment in the Spotlight

The View From the Wings, as the Arts and Culture Sector Awaits its Moment in the Spotlight

Deborah Bull  15.08.2015
As things stand, core national funding for arts and culture has already reduced by over £100million (more than a third) since 2009. On...
Science Takes Hold of Contemporary Culture

Science Takes Hold of Contemporary Culture

Ian Blatchford  13.08.2015
Science is not only thriving in contemporary culture it is beginning to dominate too, if queries made by Google users are anything to go...

Review: 'Soundscapes', National Gallery - A Disappointment

Victoria Sadler  12.08.2015
Undoubtedly the stand-out piece of work comes from Jamie XX, who used the pointillist style in Theo van Rysselberghe's Coastal Scene as...

Diasporic Nomads Enchanting London

William Barylo  11.08.2015
Baked aubergines with Welsh rarebit glaze, wild nettle sharbat and Indian raags on a steel stringed guitar... Whilst seeking out original...