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Prizes announced for Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Competition

Prizes announced for Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Top prizes have been announced for the Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition, as the deadline is extended to December 1

Cézanne left me jaded, but I still dream of owning one of his works
Opinion

Cézanne left me jaded, but I still dream of owning one of his works

The vastly inflated prices paid for art could be put to much better use. Wouldn’t it be great to flog a Cézanne or two for the common good?

Just Be Nice! Real Hackney Dave rallies UK artists for essential message
Art special

Just Be Nice! Real Hackney Dave rallies UK artists for essential message

Artist Dave Buonaguidi wants us all to JUST BE NICE as he introduces a special collection of positive artwork created to raise money to support the work of The Big Issue

The witch is a post-#MeToo icon of defiance, solidarity and creativity
Culture

The witch is a post-#MeToo icon of defiance, solidarity and creativity

How graffiti artist Opake overcame addiction and homelessness and is now changing lives
Art

How graffiti artist Opake overcame addiction and homelessness and is now changing lives

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Homeless people get creative with self-portraits for new photo exhibition
Homelessness

Homeless people get creative with self-portraits for new photo exhibition

This evaporating pavement art is highlighting how heatwaves are a threat to rough sleepers
UK HEATWAVE

This evaporating pavement art is highlighting how heatwaves are a threat to rough sleepers

This Is The Modern World: New exhibition showcases Paul Weller from The Jam to The Style Council
Music

This Is The Modern World: New exhibition showcases Paul Weller from The Jam to The Style Council

Walter Sickert – an artist of controversy and complexity
John Bird

Walter Sickert – an artist of controversy and complexity

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station
Climate activism

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic
Politics

Exclusive: Government has spent £1.5m on art for official buildings since start of pandemic

This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries
TV

This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins
John Bird

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins

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Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!
Kids Cover

Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world
John Bird

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before
News

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch
Housing

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change
Activism

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition
News

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition

I can’t fight the big fights without a fix of beauty
Opinion

I can’t fight the big fights without a fix of beauty

Timothy Spall: LS Lowry and the impact industrial landscapes had on my life
Culture

Timothy Spall: LS Lowry and the impact industrial landscapes had on my life

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“If you build it…they will come.” Dennis the Menace on Dundee’s V&A
Culture

“If you build it…they will come.” Dennis the Menace on Dundee’s V&A

Captivated by a truly childlike vision
Opinion

Captivated by a truly childlike vision

How to have the time of your life | Kenny Ortega
Life

How to have the time of your life | Kenny Ortega

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly
Opinion

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly