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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Director of Tate Sir Nicholas Serota called it

Tate Modern receives £50m bequest of Cy Twombly works

The Tate has received a treasure trove of work by Cy Twombly, dubbed a “giant of American art”, which the director said will rank alongside the Rothko paintings that are among the gallery’s biggest draws.

British Artist Anthony Gormley in front of a new piece of work entitled 'Room'

Sculptor Antony Gormley unveils his latest work: A £2,500-a-night hotel room

Sir Antony Gormley’s work has put people on the fourth plinth, populated London’s skyline with mysterious figures and regenerated a whole area. Now he has created a sculpture that can be slept in.

The painting was dismissed as original over 45 years earlier as not being accomplished enough to be a Rembrandt

£30m Rembrandt dismissed as a copy declared 'definitively genuine'

When a painting dismissed by experts as a Rembrandt copy arrived at Buckland Abbey in Devon in 2010, the house and collections manager put it in storage as there was no space on the walls.

Serbian-born performance artist Marina Abramovic,centre, announces her latest durational performance at the Serpentine Gallery in London

Marina Abramovic: What a performance for an artist taking on ‘cynical, drunken’ Brits

Serb Marina Abramovic says she’s ready for 64 days of interacting with the great British public

Alex Salmond, top left, sitting behing David Cameron, bottom right, at Wimbledon

Scottish independence: Alex Salmond says David Cameron is running scared over referendum as Andy Murray slams Saltire stunt

Alex Salmond said he was surprised by Barack Obama’s support for Scotland remaining part of the UK, claiming it showed how alarmed David Cameron is at the prospect of losing the referendum.

The arrests have prompted calls to push through a code of conduct to prevent confusion over performing on the capital’s streets

London busking arrests lead to calls for code of conduct

The “heavy-handed” arrest of four buskers in London has prompted calls to push through a code of conduct to be introduced to prevent confusion over performing on the capital’s streets.

Burns specialists scrutinised the mental and physical health of Scotland’s bard

Was Robert Burns' infamous 'blue devilism' a sign of bipolar disorder?

Robert Burns, one of Scotland’s most important literary figures, wrote of his mood swings and melancholia as “blue devilism”. Today, experts suggest it might be diagnosed as bipolar disorder.

Gillian Flynn on Hamlet: 'What slightly cheeky writer wouldn’t be tempted to reimagine it?'

Though this be madness... Hamlet to be given thriller twist

The author of the bestselling thriller novel Gone Girl is to retell the story of Hamlet, saying she had “long been fascinated” by the play’s themes of murder, betrayal and revenge.

Members of the cast of a new touring production of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' perform at the Globe theatre in London

Just one actor in 50 makes more than £20,000 per year, survey shows

Britain’s wealth of acting talent was celebrated this month at the TV Baftas in a glitzy ceremony at a time while the country continues to provide a stream of actors for some of America’s biggest films and television shows.

David Tennant is seen as a BBC favourite

Equity slams BBC for 'failing to cast unknown actors’

The BBC has been accused of failing to give lesser-known actors the chance to star in its dramas because roles are being filtered “through selected agents”.

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In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
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