Hannah Ryggen: A Retrospective

Woven Histories, Hannah Ryggen’s new exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, showcases impressive works from across the lifetime of the Swedish artist in this first major exhibition of her work in the UK. On display are an early painted self-portrait, which dates from 1914, a short video and timeline of Ryggen’s life, and 15 of her […]

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Profile: Angus Farquhar

One of the final events of Turl Street Arts festival took place a little further afield last Monday afternoon: Angus Farquhar, artist and Creative Director of NVA, gave an intimate and impassioned talk about his work at the Ruskin. The main topic of his talk was the restoration of St Peter’s Seminary; a construction unique […]

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Dep Lord Mayor slammed for EDL remarks

The Deputy Lord Mayor of Oxford, Tony Brett, has become embroiled in a resignation row over his remarks about an anti-EDL protest on Saturday. Brett attended the demonstration and condemned protesters, saying: “What I saw was a loud and unruly bunch who were showing hate towards what seemed to me to be a peaceful and […]

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