Nearly 1,000 people queued to buy an original work for just £45. Tom Alvarez joined them
Royal College Of Art
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Tuesday 16 October 2012
With news of a huge art heist in Rotterdam, The Independent online looks back at the major art thefts of the 20th Century.
Tuesday 28 February 2012
British artist Anne Hardy photographs large-scale interior spaces which she carefully constructs over several months. Using complex camera techniques, reflections and painstaking positioning of objects, she conjures still life images that look as if a person has just stepped out of them and paint vivid portraits of that imaginary occupant.
Thursday 18 August 2011
It’s easy to tame everything from scruffy paperbacks to large art tomes with these quirky, sturdy and downright stylish shelf accessories...
Tuesday 09 August 2011
A great company is driven by great people. It really is that simple. Often, when we think of the type of employees we want, we look for those who will get the job done - but really it is not about that at all. As the marketing guru Seth Godin claims, we do not want ‘cogs’, we want ‘linchpins’.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Mat Collishaw, a former "young British artist" whose work includes pictures of skulls punctured by bullets, has condemned the world of street art for being full of the "privileged" few who are "affecting a political consciousness".
Thursday 28 July 2011
Friday 01 July 2011
Though nominally an opera, this collaboration between Feldman and Samuel Beckett features neither setting nor characters, and a mere 16 lines of text, which makes it more of a cantata.
Friday 10 June 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the art world turned briefly upside down. Since 1768 the work of distinguished Royal Academicians has been displayed alongside the output of members of the public, who submit their own dabblings. In the Palladian splendour of Burlington House the professional rubs shoulders with the amateur. And the visiting public have the challenge of distinguishing between the two.
Friday 20 May 2011
Thursday 14 April 2011
Saturday 27 November 2010
Opposition to plans to abolish funding for arts and humanities teaching in universities won the support of the man in charge of university funding.
Monday 27 September 2010
Monday 23 August 2010
As you’d expect from a show that combines the comic talents of Mike Wozniak and Henry Paker, there are flashes of bonkers brilliance in this hour. Part adventure, part bogus science lecture, it’s loosely the tale of the pursuit of a missing and mysteriously powerful library book, The Golden Lizard. A tale of “men with congenitally sinister eyes”, romance among the Rolodexes and Shiny Clive, the bald squirrel.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Sometimes all it takes is the throwing together of two names to catch your attention – names that you’d never think of next to each other but which, once you see them, set off a vibrant, intriguing discord in your mind.
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