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Saturday 24 August 2013
As she turns 90, let's celebrate the writer who has enriched so many childhoods
Friday 23 August 2013
The museum, which will cost £1.6 million, is due to open in 2015 and will house 500 pieces of original artwork
Friday 23 August 2013
From blue tits to badgers, Liberty’s autumn gifts are wild at heart, says Stephanie Hirschmiller
Tuesday 06 August 2013
What is it with modern musicians and painting? What spurious orthodoxy now decrees that no rock star of note reaches his/her 50th birthday without having an exhibition of scratchy-dauby artworks launched in a major gallery? Did Schubert or Liszt or Beethoven pause in their labours at the keyboard to knock off charming watercolours of the scene from their music-room window? No. Today, you can't throw a paintbrush across Cork Street without hitting another ageing rocker mounting canvases onto a whitewashed wall.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
A portrait of Damien Hirst by Jonathan Yeo will be go on display later this year at the National Portrait Gallery.
Charles Darwent on Jockum Nordström's All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again: The bottom line of beauty
Sunday 28 July 2013
Swedish artist's drawings, collages and sculptures are wilfully naive but deceptively sophisticated
Thursday 25 July 2013
The drawings are being auctioned on eBay for charity
Art review: The Lyons Teashops Lithographs: Art in a Time of Austerity 1946-55, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Lyons teashops were the Starbucks of their day. In the aftermath of war, the management of the restaurant chain (the last one closed its doors in 1981) was faced with a pressing challenge: how to enliven dingy and often war-scarred interiors up and down the country without spending a fortune.
Technology in royal fashion: New Paper app designed for Fashion Rules exhibition at Kensington Palace
Monday 22 July 2013
The exhibition at Kensington Palace introduces iPads, wi-fi and a new level of interactivity- including a specially designed version of Paper app
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Nearly 50 years after writing the conceptual art book Grapefruit, writer, artist and peace activist Yoko Ono has released a sequel that she hopes will inspire people and get them thinking and reading.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Week four in my adventures in using every single pan in any given kitchen and, on a cartoon high after re-reading some old Calvin and Hobbes, aka my Ulysses, I plump to road-test a comic-book cookbook.
Friday 28 June 2013
Further to your obituary of Mark Fisher (28 June), he will be remembered for breaking new ground with rock shows, and moving on from the ghastly video screen with a picture of the performer into things that added so much more to the experience, writes Nick Mason, Pink Floyd drummer.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Masterworks by British contemporary art giants Francis Bacon and David Hockney will go under the hammer today in a £66 million bonanza.
Friday 21 June 2013
Plus: OMG –WTF is this TPM thing? And, Paul Noble: genius squared with madness
Friday 21 June 2013
Plus The honour is all his in the Panter household and Private Lives' Toby Stephens picks a very public fight with Joan Collins
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more