A lawyer-turned-writer has scooped a major book award.
After more than 60 years spent sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet TS Eliot to confidante Emily Hale will be unveiled this week, and scholars hope they will reveal the extent of a relationship that has been speculated about for decades.
Described by some as the nearest Scotland had to a Leonardo da Vinci, Alasdair Gray was a creative polymath whose work spanned the arts.
Regular visits to museums, art galleries, the theatre and concerts can lead to a longer life, research suggests.
Tate boss Maria Balshaw has urged the Government to end the “dire lack” of arts resources in state schools.
The owner of Banksy’s first artwork in Wales has criticised a council’s plans to put it on public view for just 12 hours after being locked away for seven months.
Tracey Emin has welcomed the decision to award the Turner Prize to all shortlisted artists as a collective, saying: “It could never have happened in my day.”
The four winners of this year’s Turner Prize used the glamorous awards ceremony to hit out at “an era of the Conservatives’ hostile environment”.
Pop stars and actors have rallied behind Jeremy Corbyn’s bid for Number 10, calling him the “last stand” for England.
Curious shoppers browsing Brighton’s winding lanes have been peering in the windows of a tiny pop-up store, eager to catch a glimpse of the strange scene taking shape inside.
Sir Tim Rice played the piano on an interactive installation at the UK’s largest light festival and declared it “a nice place to play”.
The National Galleries of Scotland has severed Portrait Award funding ties with BP over the “climate emergency”.
Dexter Fletcher has said British arts will endure despite Brexit.
Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has said he owes “a great deal” to Edinburgh as he brought his latest picture to the city’s annual celebration of film.
Electronic music duo Underworld are returning to the Manchester International Festival to showcase “unheard” stories of the homeless.
Tayari Jones’ novel An American Marriage has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction.
Actress Joanna Lumley has hailed the transformation of the house which inspired Peter Pan author JM Barrie as proof that “dreams really can come true”.
Edinburgh’s festivals have “not been used properly” and have been turned into a “moneymaking machine”, a leading figure in the arts world has claimed.
A celebration of the work of female film-makers and a special appearance by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle are among the highlights of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).
A partnership between four leading venues will bring 948 shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.
A special pre-release screening of Toy Story 4 has been announced by the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).
A portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie is going on display to the public for the first time since it was painted almost 300 years ago.
The UK arts industry is now “an essential part of the British economy”, a culture boss has said.
Joan Bakewell has said she senses great anxiety in the artistic community over the uncertainty of Brexit.
Carlos Acosta has said he was on a “path of delinquency” in Cuba before he became a professional dancer.
The UK’s largest cast bronze sculpture is being unveiled after two years in the making.
The number of people attending Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) hit a new high this year, according to organisers.
An ancient statue uncovered in a margarine tub is among the treasures revealed to the world by the British public.
A filmmaker whose tear-jerking Christmas film has been viewed millions of times on social media says it is an “advert for humanity”.
Curators have found a “sensationally beautiful” oil painting by Thomas Gainsborough after placing a notice in Country Life magazine.