16 July 2014 12:00 AM
14 July 2014 05:35 PM
A passion for their discipline has led many scientists to have a tattoo of a hard-won formula, or a dinosaur. Nick Duerden looks at a new book dedicated to the niche inky artworks
14 July 2014 12:20 AM
14 July 2014 12:00 AM
Poignant portraits of the Bloomsbury Group’s leading light, Virginia Woolf, make for a fascinating show
13 July 2014 12:00 AM
When Spencer Murphy wanted to carry out a study that captured the art of motion, he immediately looked to birds of prey. "I've always been drawn to them," he says. "Not that I could name them in the sky. There's just something that gets me when I see them. When it came to doing motion studies, I couldn't think of much more beautiful a movement than a bird of prey in flight."
10 July 2014 04:00 PM
Artist Toby Ziegler's studio overlooks the large Victorian cemetery in Willesden, north London. I tease him about his quiet neighbours and he admits it can be bizarre seeing a burial nearby. The light today is flooding in through the many-paned windows and there is a flurry of activity as the finishing touches are put on work soon to leave the studio.
09 July 2014 12:21 PM
High-profile figures have joined forces to fundraise for cancer charities
07 July 2014 07:12 PM
Eileen Cooper, the Royal Academy’s first female Keeper wants a quota system to ensure equality between male and female members
07 July 2014 05:14 PM
Artist Zina Saro-Wiwa’s activist father Ken was hanged by Nigeria’s military government in 1995. Now, after many years in the UK and the US, she tells Charlotte Cripps, she is returning to the Niger Delta
07 July 2014 12:51 PM
Beal's Fine Art Society show sees him use vivid colour for heightened drama
06 July 2014 03:30 PM
Despite a few wonderful works, the Liverpool Biennial is a dull show that fails to address the impact of the devastating cuts suffered by the city
Cornelia Parker: The installation artist on mucking out pigs, blowing things up and Michael Gove's 'terrifying' cuts
06 July 2014 12:00 AM
I never got to play as a child All my spare time was spent working on my family's smallholding. It was a life of drudgery, really, planting vegetables, digging, mucking out the pigs; perhaps that's why I left for art school and became an artist – to work on stuff that had no [practical] use to it.
06 July 2014 12:00 AM
It started with a naked man attached to a lamppost with cling film. On a day out in Blackpool, photographer Dougie Wallace stumbled upon the victim, who had been stitched up on his stag do, so he whipped out his camera.
04 July 2014 07:08 PM
An art gallery’s brush with some (very clever) ‘Warhol and Haring’ works
04 July 2014 12:59 PM
But will it win over the locals? And will international buyers bother to make the trip?
Broadcaster unveils Christmas scheduleTV
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MusicThe band accidentally called Londoners the C-word
Film 'I've never been comfortable on-screen', she says
- 1 Exodus Gods and Kings casting controversy: Ridley Scott would never cast 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he'd killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship
I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' close to camp
Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
Exodus Gods and Kings casting controversy: Ridley Scott would never cast 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
The Fall, series 2, episode 3 – TV review: The Gillian Anderson drama is starting to push the realms of plausibility, but who cares?
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'