Art in ‘the big society’
On a recent trip to Rotherham, Axisweb director Sheila McGregor encountered the incongruous Gallery Town, a series of artworks displayed on buildings across the town
Filming by the seaside with Lesley and Julian
Lesley and Julian share some photos from their filming trip to the Whitstable Biennale
Lottery, arts and community: a new concordat?
Sheila McGregor welcomes the debate provoked by PLACE, a new report about the unequal distribution of arts Lottery funding
To Craft or Not To Craft
With an unstable economy, shifting job market and rapid changes in technology, it is more crucial than ever to think seriously about the future of craft education
Art Fair Illusions
Annie Nelson looks back on her visit to Art14 and worries about the conversion of contemporary art into a commercial commodity.
Stephen Murray wins the MAstars Film Prize
Stephen Murray is the first recipient of our new MAstars film prize. We caught up with Stephen and Andrea Kusel, the curator who selected him to find out what he's been up to in the six months following his degree.
Developing online audiences for contemporary art
From the London Art Fair we look at how the web is developing audiences for contemporary art
Putting the party into politics
Our Director, Sheila McGregor, looks back at Bob and Roberta Smith's Art Party Conference in Scarborough on 23 November 2014
Alec Clegg and the case for arts education
Ahead of the engage and Art Party conferences, Sheila McGregor ponders the legacy of Sir Alec Clegg - post-war pioneer of arts education
It's not fair: the London bias of arts funding
Why does the lion's share of arts funding go to London? Sheila McGregor considers the arguments.