Crimethinc and the corrupting influence of art

In this article for Freedom, first published in 2008, Jim L looks at the gulf between creations enjoyed by the masses and Art for the elites

Art - reading guide's guide to further reading around the subject of art, film, music and literature.

Resist: Protest Art, Crescent Arts, Scarborough, 2003. Art review

Review of a group show of new political art.

Spank the Monkey, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gateshead, 2006. Art review

This review finds that The Baltic’s ‘street art’ exhibition bites off much more than it can chew.

Küba, by Kutlug Ataman, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle, July-August 2006. Art review

Küba’s multitude of screens give a fascinating but flawed portrayal of community.

Hot House Cold Storage, by Sally Madge, Isis Gallery, Melmerby, Cumbria, 2004. Art review – Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings’ review of a ground-breaking site-specific installation.

The Gerbil’s Guide To The Galaxy - review

Tom Jennings enjoys Sally Madge's 2005 show; an art exhibition with real bite.

Bob & Roberta Smith, Help Build the Ruins of Democracy, Baltic Centre, Gateshead - review

Tom Jennings examines the political pretensions of a contemporary art show.

Wall and Piece, by Banksy, Century, 2005. Art/book review – Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings reviews a coffee table offering from the media’s favourite subversive.