The veteran Channel 4 host let readers in on the inner workings of his mind – and it’s not as laundered as one might have thought
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Tuesday 31 December 2013
A campaign has been launched by senior figures to keep the gallery alive
Friday 06 December 2013
There is an argument that it could become a prize for painting
Wednesday 04 December 2013
It’s the blue-on-blue attacks that really upset David Cameron, when Tory MPs launch a raid against their own government.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Don't try and pull the wool over our eyes – this documentary was taking a liberty
Monday 02 December 2013
Monday 02 December 2013
The French-born installation artist has won the £25,000 award
Sunday 01 December 2013
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The location of the UK's next City of Culture will be announced tomorrow with Dundee, Hull, Leicester and Swansea Bay all in the running.
The £20,000 drinks were on Hirst – not that he remembered having forgotten where he left his Turner Prize winnings
Monday 13 May 2013
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.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Shall we agree to agree that art’s pretty lightweight when all’s said and done? That it’s jokey fluff and flummery for the most part? Life’s certainly a fun house over at the Turner Prize this year.
Friday 05 April 2013
'When I put Mark Wallinger and Bob & Roberta Smith on a pair of elephants'
Monday 18 March 2013
“You learn to know where people want to go even if they don’t know themselves,” one tube employee at Bank station told me, as I wandered around the labyrinth of tunnels, escalators, and platforms in search of Mark Wallinger’s own Labyrinth – artwork number 142 out of 270.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Anyone who remembers their first visit to London will know that the Tube can be something of a maze to the uninitiated.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Central banks should be prepared to break the ultimate monetary taboo and directly finance government's deficits, the chairman of the Financial Services Authority, Lord Turner, suggested in a speech last night.
Monday 03 December 2012
What a shame it is that the Turner Prize was not, in the end, awarded to the man who paints with excrement or the woman who lives in a nudist colony and changed her name to Spartacus so as to "remind people they have a choice in life". Instead, the winner of the prestigious modern art prize was Elizabeth Price, whose trilogy of video installations draws from film and photographic archives and historic artefacts to generate fantasy episodes.
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