Organisations to receive recognition from the charity include an NHS Trust, and a housing company
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Thursday 04 September 2008
JMW Turner has gone down in history as one of the most innovative landscape painters of the 19th century. But now a blockbuster exhibition is to shed new light on a lesser known side of Turner: his obsession to prove he was just as good, if not better, than the old masters whose virtuosity he so admired.
Sunday 24 August 2008
Tuesday 22 July 2008
The ICA, marking its 60th anniversary, is facing up to a very different art-world from when it was founded. Then, being seen as a quirky place of experimentation was enough to justify the ICA's place. Lately, it has been joined by the chic Parasol; 176 (Anita Zabludowicz's space); a revitalised Hayward Gallery; the Serpentine Gallery; and (soon) a refurbished Whitechapel, not to mention Tate Modern and Art Now at Tate Britain. These thriving public and private foundations mean that a new type of exhibition for the ICA is both necessary and overdue.
Monday 14 July 2008
Monday 30 June 2008
We'd just like to point out that, at the time of going to press, it was sunny outside, so we went out on a limb and decided it was summer. But don't worry: if there's a torrential storm outiside as you read this, we've got suggestions for indoor activities to keep you busy too...
Tuesday 08 April 2008
David Hockney urged his creative colleagues to give generously to Britain's museums and galleries yesterday as he donated his largest-ever painting to the Tate, describing it as an artist's "duty" to give back to public institutions.
Wednesday 02 April 2008
Britain's creative industries are lagging behind other sectors in the fight for gender equality with leading arts institutions suffering from a dearth of women in high-ranking positions, the Culture minister Margaret Hodge has warned.
Tuesday 01 April 2008
In the period 1911-1913, a group of British artists regularly met in Camden Town, north London, and established themselves as the vanguard of early-20th-century British art. The painters, including Walter Sickert, Harold Gilman, Charles Ginner and Spencer Gore, depicted London life in a style influenced by French Impressionism and other Modernist styles.
Tuesday 01 April 2008
Angus Fairhurst, the precocious talent who helped kickstart the 1990s "Young British Artists" movement has been hailed as a "great artist and a great friend" by Damien Hirst, following his death at the age of 41.
Monday 31 March 2008
Tributes have been paid to Angus Fairhurst, one of the original Young British Artists who came to prominence in the 1990s, who has apparently committed suicide at the age of 41.
Monday 31 March 2008
Friday 21 March 2008
Sir Anthony Caro is best-known as the man who took sculpture off the plinth and inspired a generation of abstract sculptors.
Monday 17 March 2008
Wednesday 12 March 2008
A new bank holiday celebrating Britishness should be created and school pupils encouraged to swear allegiance to the country in an effort to combat a slide in national pride, Gordon Brown has been advised.
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Wide-ranging recommendations to strengthen the significance of British citizenship will be published today.
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