Tim Hetherington

Tim Hetherington, You Never See Them Like This – Reviewed

The current exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery is challenging and insightful in its questioning of war… To an outsider at least, the motivations and intent of a combat photographer can be hard...

Eduardo T Basualdo's TEORIA (Theory, 2013) at PSM in Frame, Frieze London. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian

Art Fairs: Our Survival Guide

Whether entertainment or strictly business, art fairs can present real opportunities. But where to start? We ask the people who know best… If you’ve been living on the moon you might not have noticed...

Bright Phoebus

Bright Phoebus Revisited – Reviewed

A lost classic resurfaces at the Liverpool Philharmonic, leaving Andrew Foulds a Bright Phoebus devotee…  Written by brother and sister duo Mike and Lal Waterson, the folk album Bright Phoebus was released in...

Burt Bacharach

Playlist: The (un-ironic) Joy of Easy Listening

When somebody mentions Easy Listening, what is your reaction? If it’s to cringe, consider yourself off our Christmas list…  For some time now, the only way to properly appreciate the genre we term...

On the set of Shame: Michael Fassbender (l) and Steve Mcqueen (r)

In Profile: Steve McQueen

How many Turner Prize-winning artists does it take to make a Hollywood feature? By our count, just the one… When Steve McQueen won the Turner Prize in 1999, the jury noted the “poetry...

How I survived the zombie apocalypse in Essex

Field Trip: How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse

Did you know the apocalypse has already started? In Essex? Oli Rahman reloads his BB gun and joins The Last Survivors… A screaming zombie batters through the double doors and drags my friend out of...

Frieze London, launching Thursday (image www.whitehotmagazine.com)

Culture Diary w/c 14-10-13

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool, London and Manchester… Monday – Bright Phoebus 7.30pm @ Liverpool Philharmonic £22/£28 Billed as a “fine folk package” in The Guide,...

Julien Cardona, The Truth #8

Remember Them — Reviewed

We visit an exhibition filled with harrowing and complex themes, delivered in a simple, powerful manner… “Since 1993, 14,525 murders have been committed in Ciudad Juárez bordering on the United States, of which 1,248...

Grundy curator, Richard Parry

New Arrival: Richard Parry

Having left the South Bank’s Hayward Gallery, Emma Sumner spoke to Richard Parry about his new role as curator, at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery… Richard Parry has worked on major exhibitions, including Tracey...