New survey reveals the death of social mobility in the arts and cultural sector

Panic!, a survey of working life in the cultural and creative industries by arts organisation Create in association with Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Sheffield, and LSE, reveals that the arts are now virtually a closed shop where most people are middle class. The survey comes at a crucial time for the arts sector, with further cuts to funding expected in the government’s spending review on November 25.

CR December: the sport issue / Photography Annual

December’s Creative Review is a double issue – we look at how creativity is being applied to the world of sport, plus, turn the magazine over and you can enjoy 89 pages of the very best imagemaking in the Photography Annual 2015

CR Photography Annual Party 2015

To launch the CR Photography Annual 2015, our showcase of the finest commercial photography of the last year, we held a private view last night at the Design Museum in London, with this year’s Best in Book winners on show…

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Car photography is a world – and culture – of its own. Paul Harpin, who designed the first TopGear magazine, compares some of his early encounters with Porkers, Bimmers and a young Jeremy Clarkson with the techniques used today by the best in the business

New York Times Magazine brings VR to its latest special issue

Yesterday, subscribers to the Sunday edition of the New York Times received something extra with their newspaper and magazine: a Google cardboard VR viewer. Along with a smartphone and dedicated NYT app, the gift enabled readers to experience the magazine’s compelling cover story on children displaced by war – in virtual reality.

CR Annual 2016: call for entries

Creative Review’s next Annual, our showcase of the best work of the year, is now open for entries. Selected work will be published in a special double issue of CR in May, as well as on a dedicated section of our site – so your work can be seen by peers, potential clients and the wider creative community.

David Foldvari releases a brilliant new body of personal work online, and talks about the importance of always evolving your work

Illustrator David Foldvari is renowned for his work for clients including the Guardian and Observer, the New York Times, Penguin Books and Nike. He recently took a hiatus from commercial work and has launched a new website featuring a mix of personal work and editorial projects. We talk to him about what prompted the break, the dangers of over-exposure for illustrators, and his new found love of animation…