Colleen Brand

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Gorgeous Etchings Based on Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’

There is a certain kind of girl who never gets over the first time she reads Sylvia Plath’s <i>The Bell Jar</i> — a sensitive, intellectual girl, with one …

Feedback Made This Bird Sculpture Intelligent–And It Works The Same For You

Psychologist Tom Stafford meets an avant garde sculptor–and has an “aha” moment about how responding to feedback is the essence of intelligence.<p>A gigantic metal-and-mesh kiwi named Jetsam pokes around an art gallery looking for materials to build a nest. Watching the way it sorts through …

Artist David Hockney's Assistant Died, and, Yes, There's a British Mystery

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Until then, what we do know is that there was no violence involved in Elliott's death and as, <i>The</i> …

iPad Tips: How To Delete Cookies for Individual Websites

Clearing out cookies and data in a web browser can often be a useful thing to do, and the same holds true on mobile web browsers like Safari that we use on the iPad. This can come in handy when a website is not performing as expected, or when it fails to recognize that you are logged in or out, or …

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iPad Tips: How To Find Out How Much Storage Space Is Being Used by Photos

Storage space is often at a premium on our computing devices, and especially on our mobile devices. The iPad is no exception and if you own one for long enough you’ll likely have at least one occasion where you need to look at managing and freeing up storage space.<p>When this occurs, it’s very useful …

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The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

In 1959, <b>Sylvia Plath</b> — celebrated poet, little-known artist, lover of the world, repressed “addict of experience”, steamy romancer — penned a lovely children’s story about the perils of self-consciousness. But it turns out it wasn’t her only: In 1976, Faber published <b>The Bed Book</b> (<i>public library</i>) — …

New chapter opens with Britain's first centre for book arts

Some people travel the US to see the sights and bright lights, to maybe lose themselves in the kitsch of Vegas or Hollywood's craziness. Simon Goode, …

Word is a Virus | Artists’ Zines: Darin Klein and Friends’ Box of Books

Darin Klein and Friends’ Box of Books project is a simple idea that produces extraordinary results. Twenty or so artists are each asked to make a …

Interviews with Artists 1966-2012 by Michael Peppiatt: review

Michael Peppiatt's enjoyable book recounts meetings with 37 artists including Zoran Music, Francis Bacon and Frank Auerbach.<p>A pile of cadavers - some not quite cadavers, quivering, not far off that mark - lay before Slovenian artist Zoran Music at Dachau in 1943. Surreptitiously, but with a gnawing …

Maurice Sendak’s My Brother’s Book: The Perfect Capstone to a Distinguished and Somehow Under-appreciated Career

Is it possible for someone as beloved and as habitually honored as Maurice Sendak to be, at the same time, under-appreciated? His final book, the posthumous, just-published <i>My Brother’s Book</i>(available February 5th)<i>,</i> makes me think <i>yes</i>. It’s not his best work, but what is? That’s the “curse” of having …

Videos: Popup Books Meet Animation, Magic Ensues

It should come as no surprise to anyone who regularly reads this blog that I love popup books. While researching them recently, I stumbled onto a new genre, animated popup books. I've selected four videos for you. Prepare yourself for magic.<p>In this enchanting video, produced as a trailer for a …

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Grayson Perry's The Walthamstow Tapestry goes on display in London

Aside from his way of appearing in public dressed in elaborate couture party frocks, Grayson Perry, who won the 2003 Turner prize, is best known for …

Grayson Perry donates Hogarth-inspired tapestries to nation

Grayson Perry has gifted six tapestries to the Arts Council Collection and the British Council.<p>The tapestries are collectively called The Vanity of Small Differences and were made earlier this year at the same time as Perry's Channel 4 series <b>All in the Best Possible Taste</b>.<p>They each measure two …

Grayson Perry, interview

Artist Grayson Perry – a national treasure in the making – talks to James Walton about class, frocks and Damien Hirst<p>The publicity for this year’s Grierson Awards refers to them as “the most prestigious in the documentary world” – and to their presenter Grayson Perry as “Britain’s second most …

Residents stunned by prize winning artist's gingerbread house

Residents living in a quiet village have been left furious after a Turner Prize-winning artist was given the go-ahead to build a "Disneyland" gingerbread house.<p>Grayson Perry, a Turner prize-winning artist, unveiled the highly unusual fairytale plans for the home overlooking the River Stour estuary …

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'A House for Essex', by Grayson Perry and FAT architects

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Grayson Perry to build holiday home 'shrine' to Essex everywoman

Grayson Perry, the Turner prize-winning artist, has secured planning permission to build a holiday home encrusted with sculptures, ceramics and …

Art in the Ice Age with Grayson Perry

Artist Grayson Perry talks to Culture Editor Matthew Cain about art in the Ice Age with the opening of a new exhibition.

Queen Given 97 Works of Art

Tracey Emin, David Hockney and Grayson Perry are among 97 artists to have given works to the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee.<p>The artists are all …

Is ready-made art more powerful than painting?

It's time to say a few words in defence of the ready-made. In 21st-century art, old media are making a comeback. Even Damien Hirst is in his shed …

Psychoanalysis: The Unconscious in Everyday Life at the Science Museum

A necklace by the artist Mona Hatoum, woven from human hair and eerie enough to trouble anyone's unconscious mind, is among the contemporary and …

Rupert Murdoch: Lady Thatcher was an inspiration

Rupert Murdoch has paid personal tribute to Lady Thatcher, saying that she was responsible for many of his "defining moments as a businessman", …