• Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Bryony Kimmings & Tim Grayburn Tackle Love, Depression and Everything in Between

    Edinburgh Fringe is known for attracting the brightest and best of talent from across the UK and this year will be no different. In less than two weeks the bright young couple that is Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn will […]

  • MOBSTR: Sex, Drugs and WTF?!

    XWHY heads down to the opening of street artist MOBSTR’s first indoor showcase and it was…well, it was something. MOBSTR is a street artist. In a Banksy world, street art has come to be associated with a particular level of […]

  • Mr Frivolous: “I’ve Never Seen Titanic, That Film Looks Like Dry Paper”

    Mike Thomas chats to the mysterious facelessness that is artist Mr Frivolous Artists are those who have the ability to look at the same thing as the next man and see something different. Is it a trick of the mind […]

  • David Bailey’s Stardust @ The National Portrait Gallery

    Photographer David Bailey on nudity, childbirth and kicking it with Mick Jagger… Exhibition opening hours Daily 10.00 – 18.00 Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00 Taking a photograph has gone from being an expensive and exclusive pastime to becoming the prerogative […]

  • #Found – COLVMNS

    XWHY’s search for the best, unique, up-and-coming clothing brands. This week – COLVMNS New and steeped in mystery. COLVMNS is a brand of very few words. Created by artist, designer and typographer Samuel Johnson, along with David Holland, the duo […]

  • Julio Thomas: Designer on a Mission

    “Who is to blame in one country? Never can get to the one; Dealin’ in multiplication; And they still can’t feed everyone… “Oh no, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue; And then we’ll take it higher…” Brixton. Much maligned […]

  • Style and Substance: Katy

    Name: Katy Rose Peacock Age: 19 Location: Brisbane, Australia Artist, dreamer and dedicated wanderer, Katy Peacock is a beautiful face and a lovely soul, with a passion for animals, other countries and the delights that nature has to offer. If […]

  • Portfolio Project: Olympus and f22 Collaborate

    f22 magazine, one of our favourite art and photography publications, has announced a new collaboration. They’ve teamed up with Olympus to create the ‘Photography Portfolio’ – a pullout showcasing work from some of the UK’s leading and most exciting photography […]

  • Painter: The Art of Explosive

    His explosive portraits are so unique that he’s had commissions from some of the biggest names in the world, including Bruce Lee Enterprises, Star Trek, Ali and Thunderbirds. Partnering with several international motorsports teams and capturing the likes of Sir […]

  • Urban Smoke Signals

    When it comes to wall-art, for those who can’t afford a few million for an original Picasso, you’ve got to be pretty careful about what you bang up above the sofa in the living room. Self-portraits are extraordinarily naff, and […]