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How art helps us make sense of an uncertain world
Mural of a woman's face in a decaying urban space
Steven MacKenzie

How art helps us make sense of an uncertain world

Acclaimed street artist My Dog Sighs designs exclusive cover and guest edits Big Issue art special
Limited edition prints of Reclaiming The Lost by My Dog Sighs will be sold to raise money for The Big Issue
Collector's edition

Acclaimed street artist My Dog Sighs designs exclusive cover and guest edits Big Issue art special

Self-portraits: The surprising history of the selfie
Jan van Eyck self portrait, 1433
Art history

Self-portraits: The surprising history of the selfie

Journey into a post-apocalyptic Manchester 
We Cut Through Dust interactive walking tour. A man on a phone and a neon sign says I LAY IN A RAGE AND LEFT AT FIRST LIGHT
Manchester International

Journey into a post-apocalyptic Manchester 

How the ‘Other Renaissance’ shaped the modern world
the other renaissance illustration
History

How the ‘Other Renaissance’ shaped the modern world

Jim Moir, Nancy Sorrell, Chris Packham and the fine art of birdwatching
conservation

Jim Moir, Nancy Sorrell, Chris Packham and the fine art of birdwatching

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights
Culture

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights

Here's what we should do with Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth
Monument by Rachel Whiteread
Letters

Here's what we should do with Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth

The pop culture milestones that helped shape LGBTQ+ history
pride flags being waved at a Pride celebration
LGBTQ+ History Month

The pop culture milestones that helped shape LGBTQ+ history

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles
Monument by Rachel Whiteread
John Bird

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles

Giorgio Morandi: an Italian artist of understated brilliance
Courtyard on Via Fondazza (1954) by Giorgio Morandi
John Bird

Giorgio Morandi: an Italian artist of understated brilliance

Harry Styles’s jumpsuits and the Jubilee: It's the cultural moments of the year
Greg James picks Harry Styles’s jumpsuits as his cultural moment of the year. Illustration: The Big Issue
best of the year

Harry Styles’s jumpsuits and the Jubilee: It's the cultural moments of the year

Why The Crown stars have unveiled a giant sculpture of a homeless person
the crown/ homeless statue
Homelessness

Why The Crown stars have unveiled a giant sculpture of a homeless person

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