• 6 Jan 2019

    Former soldiers are finding creative ways to cope with their mental illness. An exhibition by the organisation Style for Soldiers has been showcasing artworks by medically discharged servicemen suffering from PTSD and brain injuries. Their work often reveals the impact of the ‘invisible wounds’ left by war.

  • 11 Nov 2018

    On beaches throughout the British Isles people have come together to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

  • 21 Sep 2017

    A virtual flood has come to a valley in Derbyshire. As part of an arts festival in the Peak District, Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has filled the landscape with LED light to reveal its geological and glacial history.

  • 11 Jul 2017

    Tate Modern’s latest exhibition, Soul of a Nation, opens in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement in America. Through the work of more than 60 artists, it charts 20 years of the African-American struggle for acceptance and integration – the journey of Martin Luther King’s dream from hope to disillusion.  But it…

  • 3 Mar 2017

    The Walled Off Hotel is a few metres from a stretch of the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists.

  • 12 Jan 2017

    Art education is marginalised in classrooms and under systemic assault.

  • 16 Apr 2016

    In a breakthrough in drama casting, an autistic actor has joined the cast of the hospital drama Holby City.

  • 19 Dec 2012

    Jon Snow meets The Snowman

    When Raymond Briggs writes a book he has no sense of who will read it, merely that he is on a journey and he seems almost surprised that anyone wants to join him on it.

  • 22 Dec 2011

    The once in a lifetime Leonardo

    Was there perhaps a blue moon last night? Somehow I found myself with just three other people alone in the incredible Leonardo da Vinci block-buster exhibition at London’s National Gallery.

  • 26 Jul 2011

    Miro, Miro on the wall …Mirror of our tortured souls?

    “Maybe this is what art does – exercises our present emotions with the consequences of other times experienced by the artist’s head and eye.”

  • 11 Oct 2010

    Banksy has done the opening couch sequence to the new episode of The Simpsons. Krishnan Guru-Murthy, one of the few journalists to have met Banksy in the flesh asks : is it Bart?

  • 12 Jan 2010

    What's in a severed head?

    John Snow gives his views of the Sacred Made Real show at the National Gallery in London.