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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...

Book Review

October 2018

James Bridle’s ‘New Dark Age’

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...

Book Review

October 2018

Nafissa Thompson-Spires’s ‘Heads of the Colored People’

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Book Review

October 2018

Somewhere on the internet is a two-hour video of a lecture by the late writer and filmmaker Kathleen Collins,...

Book Review

October 2018

Nick Makoha’s ‘Kingdom of Gravity’

Dai George

Book Review

October 2018

The tyrant’s sickest triumph is to make his subjects watchful. The landscape of Nick Makoha’s first collection – an...

Martine Syms, Grande Calme

Art Review

September 2018

Holly Black

Art Review

September 2018

I’ve never been ghosted by a work of art before, but I guess there is a first time for everything. On entering Martine Syms’s...

Book Review

September 2018

Miriam Toews’s ‘Women Talking’

Caitlin Ingham

Book Review

September 2018

Édouard Louis, speaking recently at the London Review Bookshop, described why he writes auto-fiction. Growing up in a brutally...

Art Review

September 2018

Tai Shani, Semiramis

Jesc Bunyard

Art Review

September 2018

‘Womanhood’ is a troubled concept in the world of Semiramis. Gathered together for Tai Shani’s first institutional solo exhibition,...

Renato Cisneros’s ‘The Distance Between Us’

Book Review

September 2018

Cal Revely-Calder

Book Review

September 2018

Renato Cisneros couldn’t remember the day his sister Valentina turned four; at the time, he’d been only fifteen months old. But recently, on an...

 

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