Visual Arts

Shooting skinheads: Derek Ridgers captures a cult  in pictures

Derek Ridgers who has taken pictures of everyone from James Brown to Clint Eastwood spent five years photographing skinheads in Britain between 1979 and 1984, documenting the controversial youth cult of the early Thatcher years. Here are some of the strik

A Load Of Rubbish At The Science Museum

We all know that a household can create a fair amount of recyclable and non-recyclable waste, but how much does a massive institution like the Science Museum create and what do they throw out? Artist Joshua Sofaer, with the help of volunteers, has spent 3

Hayward gallery to host UK's first Carsten Höller retrospective

Exhibition of experimental Belgian artist's works will be the last show before two-year closure of the art galleryThe Hayward Gallery has announced it will host the first ever UK retrospective of Carsten Höller as its summer exhibition next year, the gal

The GoPro strapped to a speeding car and a history of psychedelic art

Ryan Fox's swirling, spinning film, made by attaching a GoPro camera to one of his tyres, reminds us how hippies changed our entire definition of beautyIt's a whirling abstract spiralling vortex of colour but is it art?Ryan Fox attached a GoPro camera to

How Jeff Koons makes million-pound art

Jeff Koons creates the most expensive art for a living artist, find out how in this video

Power to the People: Revolution is in the air at the V&A with a survey of protest art from the Seventies to now

“Because of my political beliefs and affiliation in the Black Panther Party, I have spent the last 35 years in solitary confinement,” writes Kenny Zulu Whitmore in an open letter to the visitors of Disobedient Objects, a new exhibition that has just o

Kids battle the monsters of their nightmares - in pictures

Photographer Laure Fauvel has brought to life monsters that haunt childrens nightmares. Armed with sticks, wands and swords, the eight- and nine year-olds appear to be getting the upper hand against their foes. Fauvel, 22, said: I wanted the children not