HOLLY STEVENSON rounds up the best of cultural things to do this week, whilst hunting for a turnip, fake blood, and the most hideous tie in existence.
“Art is what you can get away with.” Which turns out to be quite a lot if you’ve got good comic timing, says NANCY NAPPER-CANTER.
THE THEATRE GUIDE DOG shares her tragic past, but only because it has something to do with this week’s theatre. She’s not some kind of sop, you guys.
Culture Editor HOLLY STEVENSON cracks out her top cultural tips for the week. You love it.
‘It may make you want to throw away your paintbrush in disgust’. JESS MIDDLETON-PUGH waxes lyrical about the charms of 17th century Dutch artists.
JESS MIDDLETON-PUGH steps, blinking, out of the art gallery, and ponders the art out there in the ‘real world’. Is the best we can do really George Osborn standing on the fourth plinth in a silly moustache?
Culture Editor HOLLY STEVENSON gives you a good dose of all things cultural to cure your Freshers’ flu. Swallow it, it’s good for you.
JESS-MIDDLETON PUGH isn’t impressed by the sickly-sweet candy colours on display at Bridget Riley’s new exhibition at Kettle’s Yard.
Fancy doing something cultural to balance out your Freshers’ Week binge? Check out Culture Editor HOLLY STEVENSON’s guide to what’s on this week.
The world of an art history graduate can be impossibly vague. MOLLY DORKIN worked at Christie’s in New York for a year, and reveals all the behind-the-scenes drama.
‘I want to be able to work with themes that could otherwise be seen as pretentious to comment on.’ TABATHA LEGGETT talks to artist ANDY HOLDEN about his exhibition Chewy Cosmos Thingly Time, currently on display at Kettle’s Yard.
DAVID HOLLAND laments the demise of proper album artwork, after the release of the beautiful ‘The King Of Limbs’ got him thinking: will the music of this decade be remembered with the monochrome image of Adele scratching her head?
JESS MIDDLETON-PUGH is impressed by the silliness of Andy Holden’s current exhibition, which lacks pretension and revels in fun.
JESS MIDDLETON-PUGH enjoys these exhibitions at The Fitz, but admits that they may, possibly, be a little boring.
SIANA BANGURA finds Shazia Mahmood’s exhibition at Cambridge Contemporary Art dramatic, emotive, and exciting.
LOUISE PATERSON: “Shapter’s entirely warranted confidence has resulted in exactly the sort of contemporary art which everyone should go and see.”
TABATHA LEGGETT enjoys and recommends LEE MADGWICK’s new exhibition at Byard Art.
JOSHI EICHNER HERRMANN thinks that when it comes to exam term inspiration, the Art Fund Prize nominated Scott Polar Museum gives the Fitzwilliam a serious, heart-rending, life-affirming run for its money.
Christ’s will reveal two new pieces of art by Tom de Freston for their altar in a special service on Easter Sunday.
Cool chemist SIMON PAGE finds out how we can overcome the arts/science divide.