1 August 2013

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Ministructures: We meet the woman who climbed the Shard

In the coming weeks, artist Lucy Sparrow is making mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt. As part of our new Ministructures series, in which we interview Londoners with a connection to the big buildings of the capital, we chat to Victoria Henry, 32, Digital campaigner for oceans at Greenpeace and climber of The Shard […]

22 February 2012

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Greenpeace Target National Gallery In Shell Oil Protest

No Oil Painting protest highlights Arctic drilling plans Eight environmental protesters from Greenpeace climbed onto the roof of the National Gallery in London yesterday to highlight Shell Oil’s plan to start drilling in the Arctic circle. The coastlines are home to indigenous people and its waters nurture polar bears, beluga whales and walruses. Shell is […]

13 January 2011

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Shepard Fairey vs. AP Case Dismissed

The copyright lawsuit between the American Urban Artist, Shepard Fairey and AP (Associated Press), came a step closer to a conclusion yesterday, when U.S. District Judge, Alvin Hellerstein dismissed the case. The artist who had created the Barack Obama “HOPE” image from a photograph by a professional AP news photographer, has been excluded from the […]