Owen Hearn, 16, from Stewkley, Leighton Buzzard, has been named the overall winner of the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2014 (YPA14) for his atmospheric Seal at Sunrise photograph taken on the Norfolk coastline on New Year’s Day during a morning out with his grandfather.
The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph.
(image: Henri Matisse Nu bleu II (Blue Nude II), 1952 Gouache découpée 116,2 x 88,9cm copyright DACS)
Brighton Festival – the largest and most established annual multi-arts festival in England – is delighted to announce that the 2015 Guest Director is award-winning Scottish author Ali Smith.
Stephen Fry will today join British artists and a group of Holocaust and genocide survivors in launching a major new arts project, in which the survivors’ stories will be interpreted and retold in poetry, ceramics, sculpture, illustration and collage.
Nine of The Lowry’s most famous paintings have been sent to China for an exhibition at The Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts in Jiangsu province.
The Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival returns to The Rock following the success of last year’s inaugural event.