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Visual Arts

Art Matters

Art UK

Exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gi...Show More

21:31 | Sep 10th

Jon Sleigh draws connections between beauty and power across art history.

16:44 | Sep 3rd

There’s a new film out titled Mrs. Lowry and Son telling the story of beloved Mancunian artist L. S. Lowry and his relationship with his mother. The film is directed by Adrian Noble, while Lowry is played by Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave plays h...Show More
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12:33 | Aug 27th

We chat to Rebecca Morril, the Commissioning Editor (Art) at Phaidon, about the new book 'Great Women Artists', which highlights over 400 women artists across 500 years. We dive into why now was the right time to publish this book and the importance ...Show More

24:04 | Aug 13th

Art historian Peter Vergo explains how music theory and mathematical ratios inspired artists for centuries as they aspired to elevate the status of visual art. https://artuk.org/discover/stories/art-matters-podcast-music-theory-maths-and-elevating-vi...Show More

23:11 | Jul 30th

This episode explores the history of stamps and the stamp design process, featuring guests Paul Skinner, Lead Curator for Philatelic Collections at the British Library, and Antonio Acala, Art Director for the U. S. Postal Service. https://artuk.org/d...Show More
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