Olympic Art

How Britain's Leading Artists Interpreted The London Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 27.06.2012 | Home

The London 2012 Olympics may ostensibly be about the sport, but culture fans are already enjoying a golden year of events, exhibitions and shows. T...

Sam Parker

Give Peace A Chance: Yoko Ono Exhibition Shows She Is Far From A Spent Force

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 18.08.2012 | Home

Maybe it's the cynicism that pervades so much post-modern art. Maybe it's the 'world out there' being defined by its fiscal gloom and the glaring fail...

Rock-Inspired Olympic Sculpture Tells Us To RUN

PA | Posted 27.04.2012 | Home

A shining 30ft tall sculpture of the word RUN, inspired by the music of rock stars, is now one of the largest new artworks in the Olympic Park. Mad...

Lucian Freud Portraits

Neil Simpson | Posted 21.04.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

There's a telling photograph in the National Portrait Gallery's Lucian Freud retrospective of David Hockney sitting poised on a stool in Freud's studio. The elder Hockney looks like a man at peace, his glasses perched on his nose giving him a grandfatherly air.

Olympic Art Gets Its First Draw

PA | Posted 15.02.2012 | Home

Giant crayon-shaped sculptures are adding a splash of colour to the Olympic Park waterfront as the first pieces of artwork to be completed at the venu...

Sam Parker

£335,000 For This? Why We Should Give The Olympic Sculptures A Chance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 27.01.2012 | Home

Six months to go until the Olympics, and much of the country is hard at work practising our national sport: moaning. The imminent arrival of hundre...

Olympic Park Trees To Form Artwork For London 2012

PA | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

The 10 biggest trees in the Olympic Park are to be turned into works of art, the Olympic Delivery Authority has announced. Engraved metal rings, si...