Damien Hirst has today unveiled a new spot painting based on Disney character Mickey Mouse.
Michael Kagan's oil painting was judged the most creative
Cosmetics queen Maria Hatzistefanis has found the perfect way to relax her mind after a day at work
Just don’t mention “the bagel”…
Whether you go for micro minaudières or jumbo backpacks, featherlight heels or sturdy caterpillar soles, it’s all about polar opposites for the season’s extras. Rebecca Gonsalves compares and contrasts
A photograph on display in a gallery has been branded an ‘abuse of power’
A literally dazzling exhibition of neon installations by the talented British duo Chris Bracey and Christian Furr is upstairs. Downstairs is an array of paintings by Damien Hirst. That might all be expected at an art gallery. But the neon exhibition and Hirst paintings are at a London Hotel, 45 Park Lane, the sister establishment to the Dorchester just opposite.
British billboards are set to become masterpieces this summer in a new initiative to “flood the streets of the UK with the greatest art this country has ever created”.
Tate Britain has put on show two newly discovered works by Britain’s earliest professional female painter for the first time, as part of a radical rehang of its collection.
Damien Hirst thought he had lost his £20,000 winnings from the Turner Prize when he couldn’t find the cheque on him the following morning – but it turned out he had put the whole lot behind the bar at a London members’ club, he revealed on Sunday.
A charity in Spain has revealed an advert that uses an optical illusion to deliver a hidden message to passing children, encouraging them to report potential abuse.
The Colony Room Club in Dean Street closed its doors in 2008, but Sophie Parkin's engrossing, 300-page portrait of it brings that small, smelly, green upstairs bar-room into vivid life again. Opened in 1948, and presided over by Muriel Belcher, a bisexual Brummie, it was “far away from the maddeningly normal crowds outside.”
UK’s leading attractions managed to shrug off the feared “Olympic drag” on visitor numbers last year, but for those with outdoor spaces it was the freezing weather conditions that took their toll.
Sometimes it is not quality that increases value, but playing the market correctly
Hundreds will queue overnight to buy postcard-size artworks that could be worth tens of thousands
'I want to introduce things to the gallery experience that are not quite right...'