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Video of the Day: Stephen EvEns - Captains of Convenience

There can be few people who’ve featured as often and in as many different guises within these pages as Brixton based multi-instrumentalist Stephen EvEns.  With his band Hot Sauce Pony and previously Local Girls and Stuffy & The Fuses, behind the kit for Art Brut, The Damned, Graham Coxon and many more, and most recently in his dashing psychedelic indie-pop solo guise, Mr EvEns has been a guest on the Joyzine Radio Show, contributed to our annual Advent Calendar and appeared at more of our live shows than I care to recall. 141 more words


In January and February 2016 Bethlem Museum of the Mind is staging an exhibition devoted to the art of Louis Wain, once a patient at the… 1,674 more words

The Persistence of Play, acrylic on canvas, 32 by 38 in. Emilia Kallock 2017

Emilia Kallock

Inside Out: Just how 'Outside' is Outsider Art?

During his daily country rounds of about 18 miles and with the help of this faithful wheelbarrow, French postman  Ferdinand Cheval picked up stones. Thirty three years later, this is the result – Le Palais Idéal – an astonishing example of what has been labelled Naïve art or  Art Brut -art created outside the boundaries of ‘official’ culture. 300 more words