Young British Artists

Playing Cards With Madonna And Charles Manson

Charles Donovan | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Charles Donovan

British artist Miranda Donovan, known for illuminating the shadowy aspects of humanity, is now turning her attention to global icons, placing them - i...

What Politicians Can Learn From Artists About What It Is to Be Human

Scarlett Raven | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Scarlett Raven

Someone once said that all art is political. I'm not sure that is completely true because while many artists do cross into the political arena, there are plenty of others too wrapped up in themselves to care about anything else apart from their own personal universe.

The Art Attack of Vermilion Hook

Jason Holmes | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It makes sense to exhibit this kind of art in one of Soho's more rebellious corners. The space chosen by Vermilion Hook lies beneath Marshall Street in the basement salon belonging to designer and tailor, Mark Powell.

Is a Show in a Car Park Next to Frieze Art Fair Going to Become the Next Freeze?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Freeze is the title of an art exhibition that took place in July 1988 in an empty London Port Authority building at Surrey Docks in London Docklands. Its main organiser was Damien Hirst. It was significant in the subsequent development of the Young British Artists.


Tich | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

To be such an open book as a songwriter and a person in general I find that I am much more vulnerable and exposed. I am simply putting my weaknesses, loves, dreams and fears all in one place for anyone hear. It worries me sometimes that I expose so much of these inner worries and secrets that one day someone could turn around a use all my own words against me.

A Garage as an Art Gallery

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Not so, you have to look harder and you will still find edgy galleries. A garage in a housing estate in Hoxton, called The Garage Project, run by the curator and artist Charlotte Trower, is a fine example of what artists are making in Britain today.

Rich Simmons - The Inner Outsider

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

Do you remember the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William immortalised in the style of Sid and Nancy? Well this image went viral on a global scale and soon put artist Rich Simmons at the forefront of the young British art scene. 

'Art Is For All' Says Tracey Emin, CBE

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Tracey Emin, one of Britain's best known contemporary artists, declared today that art should be for everyone and not just for the elite as she was ma...

Alice E. Vincent

The Heirs To Hirst: Who Are Britain's Next YBAs? | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 09.05.2012 | Home

Left to right: Joseph Steele, Ella McCartney, Kitty Clarke, Ed Fornieles and Adham Faramawy This year, the artists who once epitomised all that...

Damien Hirst: Death, Diamonds and Dots

Philippa Warr | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Philippa Warr

I've always had mixed feeling about Damien Hirst. Sometimes his work is provocative, interesting or beautiful. At other times I think he, more than anyone else, is flying the (invisible flag) for the Emperor's New Clothes.