27 March 2017

Destroy the Emmett Till painting? This is hysteria 

The destruction of artworks is censorship at its ugliest.

7 March 2017

Sorry Riz, but quotas aren’t the answer

The obsession with diversity is a creative dead end.

8 March 2016

Let London’s cultural life flourish

Start by getting rid of all the petty restrictions and censorship.

25 September 2014

Exhibit B: artists must have the right to shock

It was a sad day for freedom when Brett Bailey’s work was shut down by a mob.

18 November 2013

Locking artists out of the UK

The restrictions on foreign artists entering Britain is choking the arts scene.

16 January 2012

Licensed to censor performance art

By treating adults like children, the 2003 Licensing Act is being used to undermine the freedom of both artists and audiences.

17 March 2010

New Labour’s Iron Curtain for artists

Ludicrously strict visa rules for artists and academics from overseas are strangling cultural life in the UK.

23 February 2009

Britain’s red light to overseas artists

Manick Govinda attacks government restrictions on the unfettered movement of artists into Britain.