The Human Factor v Matisse by Richard Warburton

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The Southbank Centre is currently hosting the emetic Festival of Love under whose banner falls a twenty five year retrospective, The Human Factor. On...

Stripping Gaza by Manash Bhattacharjee

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For Najwan Darwish A lucky three-year-old Is Saher* Abu Namous If Gaza didn’t explode The world would have Known nothing of him Now he is all in reports One among the...

A FIRST WORLD PROBLEM

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Theatre503 is a small, intimate and rather quirky theatre found in The Latchmere pub, a short walk away from Clapham Junction Station. ‘A First...

Mave Fellowes – Q&A

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Odeline is quite an unusual character, what was your inspiration for her? I am intrigued by prickly, antisocial characters, especially cantankerous young people. I saw...

Resurrection by Jessica Albarn – Lawrence Alkin Gallery

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If you were wondering where all the bees had gone, look no further than Jessica Albarn’s remarkable exhibition Resurrection, which is showing at the...

London Books Interview by Francesca Baker

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Back in the mid 1990s, support for Chelsea FC, a suburban upbringing, and a love of writing brought John King and Martin Knight together....

V&A Korean Collection: Chun Kwang Young: Aggregation10-SE032RED: 2010

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Chun Kwang Young’s work mixes the traditional, through the use of customary Korean mulberry paper known as hanji paper, with contemporary style, as the...

Ophelia Among The Flowers by Redon

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Odilon Redon’s Ophelia Among The Flowers is one of the many pastels that take Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet as their subject. But this early twentieth-century piece,...

Blessed Is the Road On Which You Are Travelling Today by...

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You had never heard of the word until an hour ago, but already your designers are as familiar with the concept as they are...

Blessed Is the Road On Which You Are Travelling Today by...

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Tuesday, 14 February 1989 You had never heard of the word until an hour ago, but already your designers are as familiar with the concept...

The Grandfather by Manash Bhattacharjee

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To Steven O’ Brien Grandfather Heaney dug deep Into his country’s soil Another man unlike him left home To burrow through an alien forest In search of enemies The alien...

The Golden Hour by Frances Gapper

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That afternoon was a particularly trying one for Mary. Having changed her mother’s incontinence pad and left her on the sofa watching ‘Homes under...

Flowers by Mark Godfrey

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She communicates through flowers. Daffodils are for happiness, carnations for sadness, snowdrops mean hope and tulips stand for strength. She saves dahlias for saints’...

The Golden Hour by Frances Gapper

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That afternoon was a particularly trying one for Mary. Having changed her mother’s incontinence pad and left her on the sofa watching ‘Homes under...

Flowers by Mark Godfrey

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She communicates through flowers. Daffodils are for happiness, carnations for sadness, snowdrops mean hope and tulips stand for strength. She saves dahlias for saints’...
The Sun 1910–13 Oil on canvas 162 x 205 Munch Museum © Munch Museum/Munch-EllingsendGroup/DACS 2012

The Modern Eye, Edvard Munch exhibition at Tate Modern. By Will...

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‘Without anxiety and sickness I would have been a rudderless ship…’ – E. Munch I At any given time of the year, somewhere on the continent, there...

Khuda by Manash Bhattacharjee

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Many times I passed by your house On my way to see my grandmother I paused before the large iron gates Expecting to catch a glimpse of...

At Aya Sofia by Edward Lucie-Smith

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Today it’s snowing, snowing In Istanbul, Stamboul, Constantinople, New Rome, Byzantium. The city has mislaid its Jews And most of its Greeks. The bones of its Armenians Are long scattered. Somewhere far...
Art and Conflict – M-Museum in Leuven Presents Ravaged by Loma-Ann Marks

Art and Conflict – M-Museum in Leuven Presents Ravaged by Loma-Ann...

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“The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes,” said French philosopher and writer Simone Weil, and this idea runs throughout...

An interview with the editor of The London Magazine, Steven O’Brien

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The London Magazine interviews Steven O’Brien, editor of The London Magazine ahead of their first general poetry competition. The London Magazine have begun running more...
©Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Garofalo, Diana and Endymion

Nyx and Oneiroi: The Depiction of Dreams in Renaissance Art by...

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La Renaissance et le rêve, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 9 October 2013 – 26 January 2014   La Renaissance et le rêve, Musée du Luxembourg Editions,...

An interview with Manash Bhattacharjee

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The London Magazine interviews Manash Bhattacharjee, author of the poetry collection ‘Ghalib’s Tomb and other poems’ to give us a glimpse at the inspiration...
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Calcutta by Amit Chaudhuri

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Calcutta: Two Years in the City, Amit Chaudhuri, Union Books, 2013, 320pp, £16.99, (Hardback)   The modern megacity is characterised by head-aching enigmas and unbridgeable contradictions....

Last Heron by Stella Davis

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Last Heron As the last heron goes, rooks fall from the sky like old black rags to carpet the new-laid field. Six days now, six days and nights without...

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