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On Ashleigh Young and Chelsea Hodson

Book Review

December 2018

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

December 2018

‘An essay’s heat is interior’, writes Cynthia Ozick in ‘She: Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body’. When I first came across Ozick’s...

Art Review

November 2018

Gabriele Beveridge, Live Dead World

Philippa Snow

Art Review

November 2018

Several months ago, I went to a salon so small and so identikit that I do not recall the...

Art Review

November 2018

Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance

Holly Black

Art Review

November 2018

When an exhibition promises to do away with a singular narrative in favour of presenting ‘multiple histories’ the result...

Book Review

November 2018

Prabda Yoon’s ‘Moving Parts’

Josie Mitchell

Book Review

November 2018

It’s tempting to imagine Prabda Yoon’s short story collection Moving Parts originating as a series of iPhone notes: a...

Art Review

November 2018

Ten Years at Garage Moscow

Rosanna Mclaughlin

Art Review

November 2018

When I arrive in Moscow, I am picked up from the airport by Roman, a patriotic taxi driver sent...

Book Review

October 2018

Amy Arnold’s ‘Slip of a Fish’

Rebecca Watson

Book Review

October 2018

Slip of a Fish is set within the persistent heat of a presciently irregular English summer. ‘The blue skies...

Women on Aeroplanes

Art Review

October 2018

Divya Osbon

Art Review

October 2018

In The Showroom’s Women on Aeroplanes, three artists explore the untold contributions made by black women to transnational liberation movements. New work by Lungiswa...

Book Review

October 2018

Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’

Helen Charman

Book Review

October 2018

Reading Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People is a compulsive experience. After the navy blue Faber & Faber proofs...

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, History of Painting

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, an artist who grew up both devouring and scrutinising the Western art historical canon, has never...

James Bridle’s ‘New Dark Age’

Book Review

October 2018

Orit Gat

Book Review

October 2018

Halfway through James Bridle’s foreboding, at times terrifying, but ultimately motivating account of our technological present, he recounts a scene from a magazine article...