Flikr | Raheel Shahid

“In her place, a stack of orisons grows,
One note at a time, sent from where
We’re going until we’re gone.” | Aaron Fagan

Marion Coutts
Library, 2017
Archival pigment print, Edition of 5 + 2 AP, 110 x 80 cm

“These are busy times for the writer and artist Marion Coutts. Her first novel, The Iceberg, which was published in 2014, has proved a runaway success. It was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and won the Wellcome Book Prize. And this month Coutts is exhibiting at Tintype gallery in Islington, her first solo presentation in eight years.” | Annie Carpenter

Flikr | Dan Phiffer

“this is the only time to be a pigeon –
his splayed fan-tail, her flirtatious dash,
more like a leap than flight, a flash of thigh
off the tarmac he will strut and sweep” | Kate Bingham

Yukata Seki

“The silence aches. We find
ourselves small and empty
all cartilage and gristle
where before there
was resonance.” | Anna Kahn


“‘Louder than Hearts has it all’, writes Betsy Sholl, judge of the 2016 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize, ‘compelling language and a sense of moral gravitas […] the ability to address a larger world with passion and artfulness’. High praise, though not at all mistaken…” | Theophilus Kwek

Studland Beach. Verso: Group of Male Nudes by Duncan Grant

“How much context do we need to appreciate a painting? Take, for example, Vanessa Bell’s Studland Beach, 1912. We might describe it in terms of its diagonal division: a mauve-blue mass floats above; a blanched beige sits below…” | Robert Hawkins


“Hockney’s sense that a singular point of view is not enough to really see is stressed by his photography, layering collaged Polaroid in a patchwork that diffracts our line of sight, producing an image with less clarity and more complexity.” | Charanpreet Khaira


“On Tuesday 28th March 2016 The London Magazine awarded the winners of the Short Story Competition 2016 during a drinks reception on the House of Commons Terrace.”

Grant Wood: American Gothic

“American painters wishing to express the anxieties triggered by looming Fascism and war turned to Surrealism.” | Erik Martiny