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Prizes announced for Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Big Issue Kids Cover Competition winners
Competition

Prizes announced for Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition

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

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

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

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

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

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

The witch is a post-#MeToo icon of defiance, solidarity and creativity
Group of women dressed as witch coven reading spell book in forest.
Culture

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

Homeless people get creative with self-portraits for new photo exhibition
homelessness photos
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
homeless in heatwave
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
Government Art Collection
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
The Spong Man, displayed in the British Library. Credit: BBC/ClearStory/Menace
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

Abstract beauty to light up an increasingly ugly world
John Bird

Abstract beauty to light up an increasingly ugly world

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
MyLondon calendar homelessness
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
The mural of Kevin Headley, created by street artist Tizer and curated by Teddy Baden. Image: Tizer
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
Big Issue vendor Dave Martin
News

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