I Let My Instagram Followers Dictate My Life and Ended Up 250 Miles from Home

Via a Scientology centre and a private drinks event at the Tate.
Oobah Butler

Lessons People Learned from Their Bad First Tattoos

"I thought it would be hilarious to get a gang tattoo with a picture of an uzi, but now I can't take my shirt off on the beach. Joke tattoos are only funny for a little while."
Simon Doherty

What’s It Going to Take for the British Art World to Stop Cozying Up to Big Oil?

We went down to a protest exhibit at the British Museum to find out whether anyone still cares about BP's relationship with iconic UK cultural institutions.
Oscar Rickett

Komplaint Dept. - Manson vs. Mormon, and the Brides of Frankenstein

What's the connection between the Mormon Church's founder, Joseph Smith, and the geriatric but still notorious and imprisoned Charles Manson? There are lots of them.
Bob Nickas and Alissa Bennett

The Internet Has Changed the Way We Remember War

I spoke to Tate Modern curator Simon Baker about <em>Conflict, Time, Photography</em>, a new exhibition featuring the work of Don McCullin, Simon Norfolk, and Chloe Dewe Mathews.
Oscar Rickett

German Artist Sigmar Polke Was a Master of Irony and Anarchy

Sigmar Polke was a confounding artist who mocked the system across a wide variety of mediums. He's like the less recognized Gerhard Richter; both are German, both began their careers in the early 60s, and both eventually helped coin the capitalist...
Amelia Abraham