Finding the next painting genius has moved into the laboratory where secret pigments are being concocted, to an artist’s specification and who knows, the resulting creative effort might indeed herald a new star.
Once again Frieze Art Fair dares to go where many tread cautiously. The 13th edition of Frieze London mixes old and new to form a coherent noise. There is something for everyone, including resident animals, at its Regent’s Park home.
Just when you thought the general election campaign needed a spark, an unseen hand to shake the main players out of their lethargy, up comes some very entertaining ghosts from the past. Those latex puppets that got 15m viewers glued to the television sets in the 80s and 90s are back again for a cameo role in a lacklustre election campaign devoid of characters, candour and colour.