Democratic Art Republic

Queenie Li produces her version and vision for art, open to all and owned by all

Reimagining the Ordinary

  This week, Amber Sidney- Woollett explores the work environment by restructuring dark space, whilst Georgia Heneage uses expressive brush strokes and texture to add...

How traditional craftsmanship meets modern aesthetics on Pakistani trucks

Sam Dalrymple reports on the phenomenon of truck art that is spreading across Pakistan

The strange death of Constable’s rural idyll

Daniel Villar explores how the English countryside has changed since John Constable painted The Cornfield

The Scythians British Museum review – ‘a vivid and intriguing exhibition’

A vivid depiction of an ancient culture excites at the British Museum

Communication and confrontation in Brooklyn’s art community

Avery Curran discusses curating Text/ure, Trump, and artistic cataclysm in the US There’s an argument, and it’s a convincing one, that all art is political and, in the interim period between the election and the inauguration it felt truer than ever. There was an atmosphere of displacement and shifting ground. Between daily revelations about suspicious calls to Russia and plans to defund sanctuary cities (of which New York is one), no one seemed to know where they stood.

Touch, tenderness, and technology in Cloud of Petals

Sarah Meyohas’ new exhibition embraces electronic form in its exploration of beauty, writes Eleanor Birdsall-Smith

Sowing the seeds for the Eastern bloc’s sexual revolution

Chantal Marauta explores the life of Russian Revolutionary feminist Alexandra Kollontai and her fight for gender equality

Art review: Unreported Worlds

Ellie Siora is confronted by the familiar in the foreign while questioning what it means to be ‘exotic’ at John’s exhibition
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Evoking emotion and rejecting repression through art in the Middle East

Joseph Botman makes a case for the importance of the humanities in contemporary society

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One student was moved to welfare accommodation after they found a dead rat on their floor in the middle of night

“The ancient world is a safe space for arguing”

Mary Beard discusses the Classics, political-polarisation, and access with Barney Pite

She who dares, wins

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A look at the Cuppers draw

Cal Flintoff runs through this year's competition