Art

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

The COP conference and a visit to a Constable exhibition has Big Issue founder John Bird thinking of 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

The MyLondon calendar gives 100 single-use cameras to 100 people affected by homelessness to capture the English capital

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

The creative community in Hackney Wick, east London, has honoured late Big Issue seller Kevin Headley with a mural and plaque 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

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Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Art

Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition

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

Joe Lycett draws portrait of 2020 exclusively for The Big Issue
Art

Joe Lycett draws portrait of 2020 exclusively for The Big Issue

Home Alone guide to a socially isolated Christmas
Film

Home Alone guide to a socially isolated Christmas

Pure Evil: ‘Artists are just a few pay checks away from homelessness’
Art

Pure Evil: ‘Artists are just a few pay checks away from homelessness’

Brief Encounter at 75: How would the iconic film look in the Covid age?
Film

Brief Encounter at 75: How would the iconic film look in the Covid age?

Jarvis Cocker interviews Jeremy Deller: “Art and culture show us at our best”
Art

Jarvis Cocker interviews Jeremy Deller: “Art and culture show us at our best”

Artist creates stunning wildlife collages using scraps of The Big Issue
Art

Artist creates stunning wildlife collages using scraps of The Big Issue

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Big Issue Changemaker Stuart Semple is opening a virtual art museum
Art

Big Issue Changemaker Stuart Semple is opening a virtual art museum

A Big Issue-inspired design has helped a reader scoop a wood engraving prize
Art

A Big Issue-inspired design has helped a reader scoop a wood engraving prize

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

Why an artist is travelling the UK collecting people’s fingerprints
Art

Why an artist is travelling the UK collecting people’s fingerprints

John Bird: Art for art’s sake. And for everyone
Opinion

John Bird: Art for art’s sake. And for everyone

We speak to the PhD student behind this artificial intelligence masterpiece
Art

We speak to the PhD student behind this artificial intelligence masterpiece

Big Issue vendor-turned-artist calls for help from readers for next work
Art

Big Issue vendor-turned-artist calls for help from readers for next work

Hospice patients savour virtual art tour from the other side of the world
Art

Hospice patients savour virtual art tour from the other side of the world

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Free entry with this week’s Big Issue at The Other Art Fair
Art

Free entry with this week’s Big Issue at The Other Art Fair

John Lydon and John Bird judge The Great British Postcard Competition
Art

John Lydon and John Bird judge The Great British Postcard Competition

Homeless refugee displays otherworldly portraits in London exhibition
Art

Homeless refugee displays otherworldly portraits in London exhibition

Get drawing for the The Great British Postcard Competition – and win £5,000!
Art

Get drawing for the The Great British Postcard Competition – and win £5,000!

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

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