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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High Court to decide the fate of the Warburg Institute's historic library

The collection was moved from Hamburg to the University of London in 1944 to keep it out of the clutches of the Nazis

Jon Klassen, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, and Kevin Brooks, with his Carnegie Medal

Cilip Carnegie Medal winners: Books rejected as ‘too dark’ finally get their happy ending

Two authors have declared that young readers “don’t need happy endings” after winning the UK’s most prestigious children’s book awards with dark works about a boy held hostage and a doomed fish.

Artist John Nash not only painted the ordeals of Britain’s front line troops: he experienced them first-hand

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Captured on canvas, the moment when writers and artists went ‘over the top’

Artist John Nash not only painted the ordeals of Britain’s front line troops: he experienced them first-hand

Cottages and the lighthouse in the centre of Southwold, which has been described as ‘Kensington-on-sea’

First Costa, now Waterstones could be final straw for sleepy Southwold

Book chain opens ‘incognito’ store but says it will fit in with Suffolk town’s traditional old-world feel

Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, Professor Paul White and Comte Jacques de la Rochefoucauld display the tapestry

University of Sheffield returns 300-year-old tapestry looted by Nazis

A 300-year old tapestry, which has hung in the University of Sheffield for half a century, has been returned to France after revelations it had been looted by the Nazis.

Sir Peter Bazalgette has called for state schools to add study of the arts to the so-called “Stem” subjects

Arts Council chief Peter Bazalgette calls for more drama lessons in state schools

The head of Arts Council England has claimed the dominance of privately educated actors in British film and TV has come as state schools focus too heavily on subjects including science and maths.

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Online arts project 'The Space' relaunches on mission to find 'the Picasso of the digital age'

After a rocky start, The Space, an online digital arts project, has called in big names from the art world to help reboot, with a mission to find the “Picassos and Eisensteins” of the digital age.

National Portrait Gallery director Sandy Nairne to step down

Sandy Nairne is to step down as head of the National Portrait Gallery in February after more than a decade at the helm.

Colombian drug thriller wins International Impac Dublin Literary Award

A thriller about the Colombian drug trade has won the €100,000 (£80,436) International Impac Dublin Literary Award, the first time a South American author has picked up the prize in its 19-year history.

Harriet Harman has expressed her “deep concern” following news that music had been banned at one of the schools

Trojan Horse schools: Harriet Harman calls on Government to protect music lessons

Harriet Harman has called on Culture Secretary Sajid Javid to intervene over schools at the centre of the “Trojan Horse” row dropping music from the curriculum, and called for a wider investigation into the issue.

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