British Art

Art Everywhere

Stephen Deuchar | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Deuchar

For the next two weeks, tens of thousands of billboard and commercial poster sites across the country will feature largescale images of British works of art...They will crop up everywhere from the 12.19 m wide digital billboard at Westfield to the back of a bus in Belfast. You may drive past the dying Ophelia at Shepherd's Bush roundabout or find Lucian Freud in the station cafe at Hull.

Why Has Tate Britain Rearranged Collection?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Around 500 British artworks have been rearranged at Tate Britain. Visitors to the London gallery will now see the collection - charting from the 1500s...

Happy Birthday William Blake! The Poet And Artist's Words And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 28.11.2012 | Home

Good old William Blake. If the vision-seeing, prophetic poetry writing, mildly bonkers poet and artist were still alive today, he would be a mighty 25...

My Portrait of Damien Hirst: A Nipple is More Than a Dot

Jorn Tomter | Posted 01.06.2012 | Home
Jorn Tomter

To me, Damien Hirst seemed like a typical bloke in the pub who enjoys a pint and loves talking about football and girls. When I was in his office, he was very excited about the castle he had just bought.

In the Beginning... Daniel Rapley's 'Bible'

James Payne | Posted 27.03.2012 | Home
James Payne

Sixty-six books, 1,189 chapters, 31,102 verses, 783,137 words, 3,116,480 characters. For the last 18 months, artist Daniel Rapley has been writing the King James Bible by hand, on standard feint ruled notepaper, using a ballpoint pen.

Sam Parker

Review: David Hockey's New Blockbuster Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 20.07.2012 | Home

In Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel The Remains of the Day, the lead character observes: "The English landscape at its finest possesses a quality that...

PHOTO: Did This Sculpture Deserve The Turner Prize?

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 05.12.2011 | Home

Britain's most controversial and prestigious modern art award, the Turner Prize, has been awarded to installation artist Martin Boyce. Bookies' fav...

Cash-Strapped UK Government Should Sell Not Buy Artwork

Stuart Bonar | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Politics
Stuart Bonar

We are not discussing here the artwork that hangs in our great museums and art galleries. The items in the Government Art Collection are primarily used in ministerial offices, government buildings, embassies and ambassadors' residencies around the globe.