Review | How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s at Goldsmiths CCA

How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s opens at the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art on the 15th March, showing until 26th May, before moving...

‘hypnotic delight’: Macbeth at the Young Vic

Three lunatic dollies jerk and prance in dub-step; they suck their fingers (or are they Raspberry Mivvis?), they entice and threaten, they are Sirens...

Aeneid Book VI by Seamus Heaney

Faber’s publication of Heaney’s translation of Book VI of the Aeneid pays testament to the enduring poetic prowess of its translator. His posthumous connection...

Review | Faust at the Royal Opera House

Faust, the epitome of grand French opera and Gonoud’s masterpiece returns to Covent Garden in this fifth revival of David McVicar’s production. The opera...

The Vintage Poetry Showcase: Ocean Vuong and Kayo Chingonyi

Ocean Vuong and Kayo Chingonyi’s recent reading is one of the most spectacular that I have attended. R. A. Villanueva introduced the event by...

Lisa Brice at the Stephen Friedman Gallery

In 1959 Yves Klein wrote: “blue has no dimensions.” For him, all other colours could be relegated to specific associative ideas that they arouse....

Review | Killed Negatives at Whitechapel Gallery

A woman slumps at a table, one eye guarded and watchful, the other replaced by a perfect circle of blackness. In the frame next...

Review | Henry Hudson — nothing sticks to nothing at Hannah...

The story being told is not one of words, but of a language that finds roots beyond symbols defined by mere convention. Memories that...

Review | DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics at the Hayward Gallery

DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics 22 August - 14 October 2018 HENI Project Space, Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery In what may be the first major institutional...

Review | Mnemic Symbols by Andrew Hodgson

It’s a familiar, yet uncanny feeling we all know; like waking up in a hotel you’re sure you’ve never stayed in before, and yet,...

Fragment of the Fringe: a Reflection. By Oliver Wood

The fringe, so say the mummers, has become over-commercialised in recent years. Too many agents, too much spin, a lack of government support, not...

The Spoils at Trafalgar Studios

Alongside a fruitful film career, it may come as a surprise that Jesse Eisenberg has time to publish a book of short stories, contribute...

Resurrection by Jessica Albarn – Lawrence Alkin Gallery

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...

Virginia Woolf – Art, Life and Vision

Virginia Woolf viewed greatness as a “positive possession”. In her mind greatness was “a bodily presence; it has nothing to do with anything said....

Review | Known Unknowns at The Saatchi Gallery

In the current exhibit at the Saatchi Gallery, Known Unknowns, you are not meant to know of the artists. If you do, you’re missing...

Several Deer by Adam Crothers

On the first page of Several Deer, the debut collection from the Northern Irish poet Adam Crothers, appears an epigraph from As You Like...

Review | Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides & Days of Awe...

Jeffrey Eugenides’s latest short story collection is packed full of literary treats in case you haven’t read them when they originally appeared in The...

Review | Break.up by Joanna Walsh

The online world often seems clean and seamless; it doesn’t have any scars to reveal its traumas or accidents. Bodies, on the other hand,...

David Hockney at Tate Britain

Visiting a gallery in London during the February half term is a rookie error. In a bid to occupy restless children, and driven inside...

Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

The American West has always been home to grifters and thieves, dreamers and doers. It has been a destination for the misfits, for the...

Review | Home by Amanda Berriman

Home is an overwhelming and important, gripping novel about a struggling family seen through the eyes of four-year old daughter, Jesika. Amanda Berriman has successfully taken...

Review | Ten Years of Towner Art Gallery

The building itself is an intricate dance of angles, edges and corners; the colours and lines are a call to life, an open invitation...

Review | Nocilla Lab | Agustín Fernández Mallo

Nocilla Lab, Agustín Fernández Mallo (Translated by Thomas Bunstead), Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2019, pp. 192, £12.99 "The fascination of humankind with beaches goes to the heart...

Review | Women Talking by Miriam Toews

It seems ironic that a work so concerned with the female voice should be written from a man's perspective. But this is the contradiction...

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