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Arts & Culture

Basquiat: Boom for Real – The Barbican, London

Basquiat: Boom for Real – The Barbican, London

Do not come to the latest Barbican Gallery exhibition Basquiat: Boom for Real expecting a straightforward show of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work. This is rather more than that and all the better for it. This is an exhibition where, in the words of Jane Alison, the Barbican’s Head of Visual Arts, […]

by × November 3, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology ed. William Ewing and Barbara Hitchcock

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology ed. William Ewing and Barbara Hitchcock

Remember that time, not so very long ago, when we all rushed down to the local Boots to drop in our films for printing? From this frustration of impatiently waiting anything from an hour (for those willing to stump up extra) to a week, to see the results of all […]

by × July 3, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Petite Noire - La Vie Est Belle

Best Album Art – Art Vinyl Awards 2015

One of the most unfortunate aspects of the decline of the album, and to some extents the CD, has been the loss of the potential space for sleeve artwork. With the rise of vinyl sales during the last century, the artistic potential of the sleeves was not lost on the […]

by × January 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue, 1939. © Condé Nast / Horst Estate

Horst: Photographer of Style, V&A

Horst P. Horst was one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. During an illustrious 60-year career – working predominantly in Paris and New York – he produced some of the most famous and evocative fashion and society images of the period. He creatively traversed the worlds of photography, art, […]

by × September 15, 2014 × 0 comments