Women of Ukraine displaced by war rebuild their lives in striking new portrait exhibition
Ukraine photo exhibition
Photography

Women of Ukraine displaced by war rebuild their lives in striking new portrait exhibition

It’s two years since Russia invaded Ukraine and photographer Polly Braden’s new exhibition Leaving Ukraine is showcasing the hidden stories of women displaced from their home country
Meet the proud blind man who overcame homelessness to live his dream as a renowned artist
Clarke Reynolds blind braille artist
Art

Meet the proud blind man who overcame homelessness to live his dream as a renowned artist

Celebrating the career of Yoko Ono – a resilient artist who's so much more than John Lennon's wife
Yoko Ono retrospctive
Art

Celebrating the career of Yoko Ono – a resilient artist who's so much more than John Lennon's wife

Stunning portrait of Big Issue vendor 'shows the power of art' to tackle homelessness
Art

Stunning portrait of Big Issue vendor 'shows the power of art' to tackle homelessness

Hello Kitty celebrates 50th anniversary: Behind the phenomenal rise of the Japanese icon
Exhibition

Hello Kitty celebrates 50th anniversary: Behind the phenomenal rise of the Japanese icon

We asked AI to create images of Santa and the results were... disturbing
Christmas

We asked AI to create images of Santa and the results were... disturbing

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years
Robert McKee homelessness art in Dundee
Art

Late Scottish artist's powerful sketches of homeless people discovered in attic after 30 years

Take a look at all the stunning entries to Big Issue's Christmas cover competition
Christmas

Take a look at all the stunning entries to Big Issue's Christmas cover competition

Artist and poet Chris Bird: My art is an attempt to create hope and beauty in the everyday
Self portrait by Chris Bird
Poetry

Artist and poet Chris Bird: My art is an attempt to create hope and beauty in the everyday

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art
Art

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art

The Big Issue's Christmas art wrapping paper is back – these are the stories behind the designs
Christmas

The Big Issue's Christmas art wrapping paper is back – these are the stories behind the designs

Behind the scenes of Rankin's historic portrait of King Charles for Big Issue
King Charles in Black and White
King Charles III

Behind the scenes of Rankin's historic portrait of King Charles for Big Issue

Artist Sarah Lucas on tits, making something out of nothing and 'living in quite terrible times'
Artist Sarah Lucas
Art

Artist Sarah Lucas on tits, making something out of nothing and 'living in quite terrible times'

'The art of resistance': Big Issue vendors show off art skills at eye-opening Bristol exhibition
Big Issue vendor Will Payne
Art

'The art of resistance': Big Issue vendors show off art skills at eye-opening Bristol exhibition

BE MORE GUS: Catch The Big Issue’s new cartoon series only in the magazine
Cartoon

BE MORE GUS: Catch The Big Issue’s new cartoon series only in the magazine

'Artist, iconoclast, anarchist, punk, hippie, rebel and romantic': A personal tribute to Jamie Reid
Jamie Reid
In memoriam

'Artist, iconoclast, anarchist, punk, hippie, rebel and romantic': A personal tribute to Jamie Reid

Meet the Drummond Street Artists – the new art collective with histories of homelessness
Geraldine Crimmins beside some of her artworks
Exhibition

Meet the Drummond Street Artists – the new art collective with histories of homelessness

Special art exhibition opens in Shoreditch to raise money for Big Issue
My Dog Sighs

Special art exhibition opens in Shoreditch to raise money for Big Issue

My Dog Sighs: 'The power of art is it makes people look at the world in a different way'
Large-scale mural of an eye by My Dogs Sighs in Jackson, Michigan (2020)
Interview

My Dog Sighs: 'The power of art is it makes people look at the world in a different way'

Rone: 'Most of my works have been destroyed'
Painting of a woman's face in a room
street art

Rone: 'Most of my works have been destroyed'

The Bearded Explorer ventures into derelict buildings to reveal their secrets
The Bearded Explorer examine a car
Interview

The Bearded Explorer ventures into derelict buildings to reveal their secrets

Rust Bucket Workshop: Let’s change rubbish into an artisan delight
A mouse by Rust Bucket Workshop
Artist studio

Rust Bucket Workshop: Let’s change rubbish into an artisan delight

Artist duo Snik: Our mission is to highlight abandoned spaces
A painting of a girl with flowers for her hair by Artist duo Snik
behind the art

Artist duo Snik: Our mission is to highlight abandoned spaces

Junker Jane brings the 'creep factor' to reclaimed art
strange dolls by artist Junker Jane
artist profile

Junker Jane brings the 'creep factor' to reclaimed art

Artists are taking over old supermarkets and derelict buildings. Can they escape artwashing?
A sculpture exhibition attended by lots of people
Urban art

Artists are taking over old supermarkets and derelict buildings. Can they escape artwashing?