Art Attack: David Hockney vs. Damien Hirst

Two of Britain’s most celebrated artists are locking horns in a war of words as they prepare to launch large-scale retrospective exhibitions in London this year. One smoking traditionalist and one modernist eccentric, two people from two very different schools of thought. David Hockney, who famously refused to paint The Queen or accept a knighthood, … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympic Posters Revealed

Today at the Tate Britain, London 2012’s Cultural Olympiad team unveiled a series of posters to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The images seem to nod their hat in a big way to the Munich games of 1972, where the organisers of the Munich Olympics ran a very similar enterprise with the … Continue reading