MY STORY David Glass, artistic director of the David Glass Ensemble

The David Glass Ensemble was founded in 1990 as an international theatre company engagied with the changing world through tough productions, often written by David Glass himself and with new takes on Shakespeare and even Dickens. As a pioneer of physical theatre the performer, director and playwright is often said by other theatre makers to be a defining force in world drama.

Continue Reading

Print Email

GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE How to go to the theatre

Indoor performances can start again from August 1, but with social distancing still in place how will theatres and concert halls work?

Continue Reading

Print Email

TAITMAIL Freeflow on South Ken's sunlit uplands

When I worked in the V&A two or three curatorial generations ago the best day of the week for colleagues was Friday, the day the museum was closed. No public getting in the way of research, cleaning, labelling, no noise, and in the best of all possible museological worlds it would be permanently closed to non-staff.

Continue Reading

Print Email

TAITMAIL The worst of times, the best of times

Thanks for the bundle, Rishi, but what about the workers?

Continue Reading

Print Email

A new medium - write your own documentary

MY STORY - Nathan Penlington, writer, performer and co-creator of The Boy in the Book 

Continue Reading

Print Email

THE ART OF PHOTOJOURNALISM Image of the month

Neville Chamberlain at Heston Aerodrome, 30th September 1938, by Fred Ramage, Keystone Picture Agency

Alan Sparrow introduces this month’s image

Continue Reading

Print Email

Making a living

Founded in London in 2015, Mayku and its Formbox technology has been helping artists and craftspeople during lockdown realise their imagination and create at home, objects from plant pots to bath bombs with production growing at a rate of 100% a month through March and April. Here its co-founder and CEO Alex Smilansky explains how and what.

Continue Reading

Print Email

MY STORY The Festival of Britain Church - still celebrating

Euchar Gravina and Giles Goddard, the Waterloo Festival

Continue Reading

Print Email

THE WORD For the nation to recover, we need our undervalued artists

Erica Whyman, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s deputy artistic director, believes this country has never valued its artists properly. That has to change, she writes, if Britain is to recover from the Covid-19 crisis

Continue Reading

Print Email

THE ART OF PHOTOJOURNALISM Image of the month

Bem Le Hunte,  1st June 1983, by Boleslaw Lutoslawski

Former Fleet Street picture editor Alan Sparrow introduces this month’s image

Continue Reading

Print Email

GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE How artists survive

Experts from Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University explore what impact Covid-19 closures have had on the visual arts industry, and its response

Continue Reading

Print Email

MY STORY Nicola Moorby, art historian and Turner expert

In February the Bank of England issued the new polymer £20 note, the first banknote to feature a British artist. The chosen artist is J M W Turner with a self-portrait painted in about 1799, and to coincide this week the art historian and Turner authority Nicola Moorby launches a lecture series for The Arts Society Connected with her talk An Artist of Note: Turner and the new £20 note

Continue Reading

Print Email

Patreon message

If you enjoy what we do at Arts Industry and want to show your support, why not become a Patron? A small amount each month will help us keep doing what we do and improve our website.