Museum rescues sculptor Camille Claudel from decades of obscurity

French artist, once the lover of Auguste Rodin, has her career celebrated with opening of museum in Nogent-sur-Seine

Yerevan – first impressions

My first impressions are that I haven’t been to a city with so much public art as Yerevan. I hope the city is able to complete The Cascade soon as that would be an incredible feature to have especially with all the statues at the bottom in the Tamanian sculpture park. I am pleased VernissageContinue reading “Yerevan – first impressions”

Take the kids to … The Helix, Falkirk, Scotland

The Kelpies horse-head sculptures grabbed the headlines but a fantastic adventure park lies in their shadow, offering cycling paths, climbing frames, water activities and more, within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh

The case of the Frankenstein Nefertiti: it’s time to revolt against ugly public art

As Egyptian protesters get a colossal – and colossally awful – sculpture of the ancient queen pulled down, we need to topple all the other art that’s an insult to our public spaces

Ice hotel opens in Swedish Lapland – in pictures

The 25th Ice hotel has just opened for the 2014/15 season in the village of Jukkasjärvi in Swedish Lapland. Carved from 1,600 tonnes of snow and ice, the hotel features 16 artist-designed suites, a bar and theatre.