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Audre Lorde’s ‘Your Silence Will Not Protect You’

Book Review

January 2018

Bridget Minamore

Book Review

January 2018

There’s a clarity to Audre Lorde’s writing that becomes most apparent when you are presented with a collection of her work. Plainly written and...

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December 2017

Books of the Year

reviews

December 2017

Presenting members of The White Review editorial team, esteemed contributors, and friends of the magazine on the books they’ve been reading...

Art Review

December 2017

Alina Szapocznikow, Human Landscapes

Philomena Epps

Art Review

December 2017

‘I produce awkward objects,’ the sculptor Alina Szapocznikow wrote in 1972. ‘Of all the manifestations of the ephemeral, the...

Art Review

December 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Boom for Real

Cora Gilroy-Ware

Art Review

December 2017

Matilde Andrades regularly took the subway to Museum Mile with her son Jean-Michel Basquiat. Their favourite destinations were MoMA...

Art Review

December 2017

Issy Wood, When You I Feel

Robert Assaye

Art Review

December 2017

At the centre of Issy Wood’s solo exhibition at Carlos/Ishikawa is a room-within-a room. The division of the gallery...

Book Review

December 2017

Brian Blanchfield's ‘Proxies: A Memoir in Twenty-four Attempts’

Claire Lowdon

Book Review

December 2017

‘Before we met,’ writes Maggie Nelson to her lover Harry Dodge, the addressee of The Argonauts, ‘I had spent a lifetime devoted...

Navine G. Khan-Dossos, Echo Chamber

Art Review

November 2017

Izabella Scott

Art Review

November 2017

A lattice of diamonds and crosses, painted onto a 21-metre long wall at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, scatters my gaze. Artist Navine G....

Book Review

November 2017

M. John Harrison's 'You Should Come With Me Now'

Patrick Langley

Book Review

November 2017

In a 2012 interview with the Guardian, M. John Harrison argued that the segregation of literature into genres is ‘a...

Art Review

November 2017

Hannah Black, Some Context

Nina Power

Art Review

November 2017

On the cover of the 1985 Pelican edition of D. W. Winnicott’s 1971 book, Playing and Reality, there is a...

Jesmyn Ward's ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing'

Book Review

November 2017

Lucy Scholes

Book Review

November 2017

Jesmyn Ward’s third novel returns to the same setting that served her so well in both her debut Where the Line Bleeds (2008) and the...