Tom Humberstone's observational comic for the New Statesman.
In the Frame: The Head of Nigel
By Tom Humberstone - 17 May 13:19

Tom Humberstone's observational comic for the New Statesman.

Ralph Steadman: Drawing the unsayable
By Philip Maughan - 16 May 15:43

“He isn’t a cartoonist, really. He’s a fine artist.”

The writing on the wall
By Dawn Foster - 16 May 14:08

The cultural heart of a community is under sustained attack.

Orpheus.
Reviewed: Orpheus and Forest Fringe
By Matt Trueman - 10 May 13:42

Limitation so often breeds invention, except in this case, when it doesn't.

The Adventures of Captain Social Injustice.
In the Frame: The Adventures of Captain Social Justice
By Tom Humberstone - 10 May 10:41

Tom Humberstone's observational comic for the New Statesman.

It on a winter's night a traveller.
What we learn when we read Italo Calvino’s letters
By Michael Wood - 10 May 10:39

The life and death of the author.

New Statesman
Jan Mikulka wins prize for self-portraiture
By Charlotte Simmonds - 08 May 13:28

New £20,000 SELF prize coincides with Society of Portrait Painters' annual exhibition.

The Guggenheim museum in New York.
Resistance is fertile
By Amanda Levete - 08 May 13:25

Our cities tell us everything we need to know about architecture and resistance.

Jan Mikulka wins prize for self-portraiture
By Charlotte Simmonds - 07 May 17:37

New £20,000 SELF prize coincides with Society of Portrait Painters' annual exhibition.

New Statesman
In Praise of the Fake
By Jonathon Keats - 03 May 15:54

If the best art excites our emotions, makes us question the world around us, and exhibits astonishing skill… what better than forgeries?

Pies.
In the Frame: Pies
By Tom Humberstone - 02 May 16:30

Tom Humberstone's observational comic for the New Statesman.

Vicky
Victor “Vicky” Weisz: A permanent sense of sorrow
By Philip Maughan - 02 May 7:59

“He really wanted to use the cartoon to change the world, to try to engineer opinions.”

Raphael.
John Berger: Drawing is discovery
By John Berger - 01 May 13:50

29 August 1953.

New Statesman
Picasso and the art of simile
By Craig Raine - 25 April 9:31

Reality, tweaked.

Luisa, a 40-year-old nanny, photographed by Lina Bertucci.
Will a tattoo ever hang in the Louvre?
By Helen Lewis - 24 April 12:58

Meet the unconventional art historians trying to discover what it means for an image to be marked on the body.

Peter Kennard: From Maggie Regina to Blue Murder
By Philip Maughan - 17 April 15:20

After Thatcher, political artists need to look harder.

Easter, 1916
By W B Yeats - 10 April 14:40

I have met them at close of day
Coming with vivid faces
From counter or desk among grey
Eighteenth-century houses.
I have passed with a nod of the head
Or polite meaningless words,
Or have lingered awhile and said
Polite meaningless words,

The Shed
The Shed
By Sarah Howell - 05 April 12:37

The National Theatre unveils its new temporary theatre space, designed by architects Haworth Tompkins.

Tilda Swinton in The Maybe
Reviewed: The Maybe by Tilda Swinton
By Sarah Howell - 03 April 17:39

A fabulous send-up of our obsession with celebrity

Inside the outside: Souzou - Outsider Art from Japan
By Charlotte Simmonds - 30 March 1:32

Charlotte Simmonds visits the Wellcome's new show, whose artists have all been diagnosed with cognitive and developmental illnesses.

New Statesman
Studio Sittings: Photographing Royal Academicians
By Charlotte Simmonds - 25 March 13:42

A new show at the Leighton House Museum.

New Statesman
Designs of the Year exhibition opens
By Charlotte Simmonds - 21 March 15:56

Gov.uk rubs shoulders with the Shard.

New Statesman
Complex simplicity in the art of Yunizar
By Surabhi Khanna - 19 March 14:52

An encounter with the work of an Indonesian contemporary artist.

New Statesman
Picture Book of the Week: Yes to a Rosy Future
By New Statesman - 18 March 16:26

Bashar al-Assad's last campaign.

Power to the crafts
By Aisha Gani - 07 March 10:57

What happens when craftivism meets spirituality?

New Statesman
Picture Book of the Week: Short Stalks at Distant Shores - Imaging Post-Soviet Space
By new-statesman - 04 March 16:48

Documenting decay in the former Eastern Bloc.

New Statesman
BRATATAT! Lichtenstein hits the Tate Modern
By Charlotte Simmonds - 01 March 12:09

Take the kids. This one's a blast.

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