Be encouraged


 

‘I’m gonna live for ever!’ went the song for the 80s TV series Fame and speaks of people wanting to be so famous everyone will know their name in entertainment history. This expresses well the ambition of so many, judging by the contestants of The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, which actually seems to prove the opposite!

Abstract expressionism


Jackson Pollock, Blue  212.1 x 488.9 cm National Gallery of Australia, Canberra | image: © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation ARS, NY and DACS London 2016

Jackson Pollock, Blue 212.1 x 488.9 cm National Gallery of Australia, Canberra | image: © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation ARS, NY and DACS London 2016

 

Nigel Halliday gives a Christian perspective on the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

Ashers: win for the losers


Colin, Karen, Daniel and Amy McArthur facing the cameras outside the High Court in Belfast | photo: The Christian Institute

Colin, Karen, Daniel and Amy McArthur facing the cameras outside the High Court in Belfast | photo: The Christian Institute

 

The McArthurs have lost their appeal, but who has come out as the real winners?