Nick Clark

Nick Clark is the arts correspondent of The Independent. He joined the newspaper in June 2007, initially reporting on the stock markets. He has covered beats including the City, and technology, media and telecoms and made the switch to arts in December 2011. He has also contributed articles to the sports section.

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Claude Monet’s ‘Nymphéas’ (Waterlilies). The painter’s neighbours thought his lilies could poison their cattle

Monet's water lilies: How the iconic paintings almost never made it to the canvas

His neighbours tried to stop the artist creating the famous lily pond

Lionel Richie has made the top spot after a strong Glastonbury performance

Lionel Richie scores first British No 1 in 23 years before charts move to Fridays

Fans sent 'The Definitive Collection' to the top after his Glastonbury appearance

Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot, right, had been mistakenly credited with creating ‘The Leaf’ image according to expert Professor Larry Schaaf

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Ricardo by Edward Sutcliffe, 2014

Compton Cricket Club: Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London

The group was set up in 1995 to get kids off the streets

Lewis Hamilton with the Santander trophy after winning last year’s British Grand Prix

British Grand Prix 2015: Lewis Hamilton's tirade against 'terrible' Formula One trophies backed by designers

Hamilton says he even complained to Bernie Ecclestone over the prizes

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, above, felt the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra copied their act

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain wins duel with German 'copycat'

They took action against The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra (TUKUO), complaining it could lead to fans booking for the wrong event

The redeveloped Whitworth building in Manchester

Museum of the Year 2015: The Whitworth in Manchester takes top prize

The award follows a £15m 'reinvention' of the site in Moss Side, which saw record visitor numbers after it reopened in February

Award-winning novelist Louise Doughty

Louise Doughty: Novelist warns UK publishers that their 'short-termism' could see the next Hilary Mantel 'slip through our fingers'

The Desmond Elliott Prize judge called on publishers to support writers 'not only with their sparkling debuts but with their fourth, fifth, sixth novels'

The Swedish soprano Malin Byström and the French bass Nicolas Courjal in Rossini’s ‘Guillaume Tell’ at the Royal Opera House

Guillaume Tell gang-rape scene causes uproar at the Royal Opera House

As show is greeted with boos, director defends use of nudity and sexual violence

Edward Carpenter, founding father of gay rights in Britain, centre, and friends at Millthorpe in Derbyshire

Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

The project has launched an interactive map of 200 locations and are calling on the public to help further map the heritage of the LGBT community

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