25/04/2017
Sophie Calle, What do you see?, 2013 © Sophie Calle Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Perrotin. Part of Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

“Calle condenses the entirety of her intriguing life down to a pack of cards”: Deutsche Börse Photography Prize — Reviewed

Looking to The Photographers’ Gallery’s annual prize for trends, Jacob Charles Wilson finds that interdisciplinary photography – referencing housing estates, abstract landscapes, ballet dancers and dead cats – is forging the way and keeping the medium...

21/04/2017
Sick Scenes. by Los Campesinos!, detail, courtesy the artists

Analogue’s Refusal To Die: Celebrating Record Store Day (All Year Round)

Ever think you could be listening to more new music? Recommending albums by Parquet Courts, Soundwalk Collective, Los Campesinos!, Pissed Jeans and RAYS, Mike Pinington revels in his New Year’s resolution to buy more vinyl… It has occurred...

19/04/2017
Dogsy Ma Bone cast with artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Mark Doyle (Curator at Touchstones Rochdale) and Polly Brannan (Education Curator at Liverpool Biennial). Photo: Pete Carr

“Teamwork and co-creation lie at the heart”: Dogsy Ma Bone Musical Launches Liverpool Biennial’s Inaugural Touring Programme

C. James Fagan revisits Liverpool Biennial and a Turner Prize artist in a brand new venue and town, as part of a special tour. But what can a dog-themed musical tell us about...

19/04/2017
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What Makes Public Art Successful? Reflections On City Sculpture Projects 1972

“Is part of the power of the legacy of this project because the sculptures didn’t stay?” Four decades since its commission, Anna McNay speaks to the artists involved in a ground-breaking British public...

14/04/2017
Woody Harrelson filming Lost in London 2017

“You have to persist…” The Big Interview: Woody Harrelson

In possibly our biggest Big Interview yet, Jack Roe interviews Hollywood superstar and self-confessed “slacker” Woody Harrelson about his insanely ambitious directorial debut: shot in one take over 14 locations and broadcast live...

13/04/2017
Big Narstie; image courtesy the artist

“F*ck the music industry. Things need to be changed in life…” The Big Interview: Big Narstie

Brixton-born grime artist Big Narstie shares his philosophies with Toby Hood: on Scouse behaviour, racism in the music business, and how his experiences have helped him to become an agony aunt… It’s a balmy, early...

13/04/2017
The Turnpike 2017 (credit Denise Courcoux)

“I think the art has to do more” — Introducing: New Turnpike Director, Helen Stalker

Taking on a small, beleaguered regional gallery might seem an unusual move for someone more used to V&A or Tate. Curator and now Turnpike Director Helen Stalker,  finds Denise Courcoux, is up for the challenge:...

13/04/2017
Intern Magazine 2017

“Being published in print is still a big deal”: Alec Dudson, Intern Magazine

Alice Gray discusses a heap of contemporary issues — consumer trends, the value of young people’s skills, and ethical issues in publishing — with Intern Magazine Editor-in-Chief Alec Dudson… “We believe that young...

03/04/2017
Rodchenko Photographs. Featured in Revolution: New Art For A New World

“This is no apolitical celebration…” Revolution: New Art For A New World — Reviewed

Mike Pinnington reviews a film covering an astonishingly fruitful period in Russian art, that also gets to the core of  a dark and brutal period in the country’s history…  “Art is the most...