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This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries
TV

This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries

This week’s round up of the best new television serves up 1500 years of art, a Vegas comic on a quest to reinvent herself, and washed up spies.

International artists raise money for the homeless with scrapped bus panels 
Homelessness

International artists raise money for the homeless with scrapped bus panels 

Internationally renowned urban artists have painted scrap bus panels to raise money for homeless and underprivileged people across London.

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins
John Bird

Our most beautiful art treasures hide a multitude of sins

We’re still feeling the consequences of Victorian inequality – a browse through our museums reflects a society built on imperialism and hubris, and unearned wealth

Abstract beauty to light up an increasingly ugly world
Opinion

Abstract beauty to light up an increasingly ugly world

Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!
Kids Cover

Meet the winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas Cover Competition 2021!

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Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world
John Bird

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before
News

Photos taken by homeless photographers show London like you’ve never seen it before

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch
Housing

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change
Activism

This ‘protest art’ is touring Glasgow during COP26 to highlight the impact of climate change

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition
News

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition

Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Art

Get your entries in for The Big Issue’s Christmas Kids Cover Competition

I can’t fight the big fights without a fix of beauty
Opinion

I can’t fight the big fights without a fix of beauty

Joe Lycett draws portrait of 2020 exclusively for The Big Issue
Art

Joe Lycett draws portrait of 2020 exclusively for The Big Issue

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Pure Evil: ‘Artists are just a few pay checks away from homelessness’
Art

Pure Evil: ‘Artists are just a few pay checks away from homelessness’

Brief Encounter at 75: How would the iconic film look in the Covid age?
Film

Brief Encounter at 75: How would the iconic film look in the Covid age?

Jarvis Cocker interviews Jeremy Deller: “Art and culture show us at our best”
Art

Jarvis Cocker interviews Jeremy Deller: “Art and culture show us at our best”

Artist creates stunning wildlife collages using scraps of The Big Issue
Art

Artist creates stunning wildlife collages using scraps of The Big Issue

Accumulate are sending 500 art kits a week to homeless people in London
Art

Accumulate are sending 500 art kits a week to homeless people in London

Big Issue Changemaker Stuart Semple is opening a virtual art museum
Art

Big Issue Changemaker Stuart Semple is opening a virtual art museum

A Big Issue-inspired design has helped a reader scoop a wood engraving prize
Art

A Big Issue-inspired design has helped a reader scoop a wood engraving prize

Timothy Spall: LS Lowry and the impact industrial landscapes had on my life
Culture

Timothy Spall: LS Lowry and the impact industrial landscapes had on my life

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John Bird: Art for art’s sake. And for everyone
Opinion

John Bird: Art for art’s sake. And for everyone

We speak to the PhD student behind this artificial intelligence masterpiece
Art

We speak to the PhD student behind this artificial intelligence masterpiece

Big Issue vendor-turned-artist calls for help from readers for next work
Art

Big Issue vendor-turned-artist calls for help from readers for next work

Hospice patients savour virtual art tour from the other side of the world
Art

Hospice patients savour virtual art tour from the other side of the world

Captivated by a truly childlike vision
Opinion

Captivated by a truly childlike vision

Free entry with this week’s Big Issue at The Other Art Fair
Art

Free entry with this week’s Big Issue at The Other Art Fair

John Lydon and John Bird judge The Great British Postcard Competition
Art

John Lydon and John Bird judge The Great British Postcard Competition

Homeless refugee displays otherworldly portraits in London exhibition
Art

Homeless refugee displays otherworldly portraits in London exhibition

Get drawing for the The Great British Postcard Competition – and win £5,000!
Art

Get drawing for the The Great British Postcard Competition – and win £5,000!

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly
Opinion

John Bird: Far from the election madness, a day with Ned Kelly

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