Art

Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

Becoming a startup founder – advice from the Crowdsourceress

Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.

Anthony Burrill Make It Now!

Advice on art and life from Anthony Burrill

Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.

Illustrators-in-residence

As Nous Vous exhibit the results of their residency at House of Illustration, we talk to them – and previous participant David Lemm – about just what the job entails and how the experience is as much about looking in as looking out

A history of anti-war protest

People Power: Fighting For Peace, a new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London, tracks the evolution of the anti-war movement in Britain from Siegfried Sassoon’s poetry to recent Stop Trident protests.

Making art for a desert landscape

The inaugural Desert X art exhibition brings the work of 17 artists to the heat of the Coachella Valley in the US. Here, we present four of our favourite large-scale pieces from the show

On humanitarian storytelling

Art Director Gem Fletcher speaks to photographer Nick Ballon and artist Alma Haser about creating imagery for Save the Children’s Invisible Wounds project

Olafur Eliasson on his set design for Tree of Codes

Olafur Eliasson, Jamie xx and Wayne McGregor’s touring ballet Tree of Codes has arrived in London for a week-long run at Sadler’s Wells. We caught up with Eliasson at creative conference Design Indaba to talk about the ambitious collaboration

A typographic tribute to the language of London’s trade

Artist Gordon Young has unveiled a new public art project, Trading Words, which reflects the variety of goods imported into London over the last 400 years. It’s the latest in his large-scale typographic collaborations with designer Andy Altmann of Why Not Associates