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Empty threats

In the UK anyone who owns a TV, or watches TV programmes on a computer, must, by law, have a TV licence, which costs £147 a year. 602 more words

Art that shocked the world

10 pieces of art that shocked the world…

  • Mother and Child (Divided) – Damien Hirst 1993

It has long been the case that works nominated for the Turner Prize, founded in 1984, have provoked controversy – not only in the art world but within wider society. 482 more words

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl - review.

A play on the title of a Rembrandt and a James Joyce novel, Grayson Perry’s autobiography charts his childhood, teen years and early career in an amusing insightful manner. 274 more words


The most publicised art award in the UK happens to be Turner Prize, named after the English painter J.M. W. Turner. This award is given to a British visual artist under the age of 50 each year. 17 more words

Fact Food

Howard Hodgkin

In the Pink
Gagosian Gallery
Hong Kong
Jan 19 – Mar 11, 2017
By Diana d’Arenberg Parmanand

I never interviewed Howard Hodgkin, who passed away on March 9 aged 84. 868 more words


Jerwood Gallery Hastings presents Keith Tyson; Turn Back Now

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to visit Hastings you’ll know that the prestigious Jerwood Gallery sits perfectly on the fishing shorefront in the Old town. 904 more words


Is it all about money?

In a world where everyone is driven by money Michael Dean’s exhibit in the Turner Prize 2016 exhibition at the Tate Britain last week was very powerful and thought provoking. 117 more words