Review | ‘My Generation’ – The 1960s Through the Eyes of...

My Generation Presented by Michael Caine On cinematic release from 14th March 2018 As the sun rises with a vivid pop art palette over the River Thames,...

Review | Andreas Gursky at Hayward Gallery

The advent of photography had a huge effect on how we see the world. The first photographs, though often posed, attempted to show the...

Review | The Only Story by Julian Barnes

The Only Story by Julian Barnes Readers who were a little disappointed by Barnes’s last political fiction The Noise of Time will be glad to...
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Review | Guglielmo Alfarone at Ping-Pong Covent Garden

Guglielmo Alfarone for "Art Comes Alive at Ping-Pong Dim Sum" “What happens tonight is a surprise for me as much as it is you… I...

Review | A Walk Through Essex Road IV at Tintype

  When walking the streets of London, its minor and major roads, its arteries and veins, begin to enmesh themselves with the walker’s brain. Over...

Review | Sons and Lovers: The Biography of a Novel by...

Sons and Lovers: The Biography of a Novel Neil Roberts, Clemson University Press   As the subtitle to this literary study indicates, Neil Roberts offers a...

Review | Richard III: Brother, Protector, King by Chris Skidmore

Dick the Bad: History's Most Famous Murder Suspect Richard III: Brother, Protector, King - by Chris Skidmore Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £20 ‘Edwards Four, Five, Dick the Bad/...

Review | Rainsongs, by Sue Hubbard

Sue Hubbard’s Rainsongs has a unique and beautiful emotive quality that shines through its delicately constructed prose in a love-letter to Ireland, memory and parenthood,...

Julie Cope’s Naked Lunch

  ‘God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him.’ Said Nietzsche, so instead of looking to religion for comfort we laugh at...

Review | Fahrelnissa Zeid at the Tate Modern

  ‘When I’m painting, I am always aware of a kind of communion with all living things, I mean with the universe as the sum...

Review | Keith Vaughan: On Pagham Beach, Photographs and Collages from...

  It is hard for those brought up in a world of gender fluidity, with debates about who has the right to use which bathroom,...

Review | Melancholia – A Sebald Variation at Somerset House

  Descend the vertiginous spiral staircase to the Inigo Rooms of Somerset House in London between September 21st and December 10th 2017, and you will...

Review | Calder on Paper: 1960 – 1976 at the Saatchi...

  SALON, Saatchi Gallery’s commercial exhibition space, launched earlier this year aiming to present the work of leading international artists who have had limited exposure...

Extending the Range of Pejoratives: Howard Jacobson’s Pussy

  Written in “a fury of disbelief” during the weeks that followed the unlikely election of Donald Trump, Howard Jacobson’s latest novel Pussy dramatizes the...

Review | The Essence of Things at 48 Albemarle Street

Arriving at 48 Albemarle Street you immediately enter a stripped-back environment; surrounded by exposed brick, wood and metal. This industrial interior makes a refreshing...

Review| The Letters Page Vol.2 published by Book Ex Machina

To pick up a book, writes Ioanna Mavrou, is ‘as if stepping out of the world for a beat and taking a much needed...

Extending the Range of Pejoratives: Howard Jacobson’s Pussy

Written in “a fury of disbelief” during the weeks that followed the unlikely election of Donald Trump, Howard Jacobson’s latest novel Pussy dramatizes the...

Matisse in the Studio at Royal Academy of Arts

‘My life is between the walls of my studio’, Matisse once declared. Matisse in the Studio, currently showing at the Royal Academy of Arts,...

Bram Bogart at the Saatchi Gallery

SALON, Saatchi Gallery’s commercial exhibition space, launched earlier this year with a fascinating show by the post-war Japanese artist, Tsuyoshi Maekawa, and in keeping...

Sargent: The Watercolours at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

John Singer Sargent is best known as a painter of portraits in oil. Since childhood, however, he was also a keen watercolorist, and a...

Book Launch at Enitharmon: Stephen Romer and Alan Jenkins

The light, bright space of Enitharmon bookshop in Bloomsbury was filled with jostlings and murmurings as more and more people tried to fit into...

Quotidian Queerness

The great strength of this exhibition is its demonstration of the ubiquitous nature of queer art and culture. Timed to remind us that it...

You Must Change Your Life – The Story of Rainer Maria...

You Must Change Your Life is an enthralling exploration of the complex relationship between two creative giants of art and literature, drawn together in...

Review | Exhilarating Magus: Myth and Poetics in Stephen Yenser’s Stone...

Stone Fruit, Stephen Yenser’s highly anticipated third collection published by Waywiser, dazzles, delights, and enchants with its wordplay, predilection for sound effects, and linguistic...

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