In Pictures: Six Memos


Exhibiting artist Laura Robertson selects her favourite artworks from Six Memos: an exhibition celebrating the works – and modern day relevance – of late Italian novelist Italo Calvino… Tjaša Kalkan’s Dialogues (2018) Above:...


“An artwork’s a key that could unlock you-don’t-know-what.” The Big Interview: Tim Etchells


I was a young graduate when I first saw one of Tim Etchells’ neon artworks. ‘WAIT HERE I HAVE GONE TO GET HELP’, it said, in siren red text. Wait Here (2008) seemed to...

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Place To Place:
Liverpool Biennial in Hull


The Liverpool Biennial touring programme arrived at Hull’s Humber Street Gallery last month with exhibition Place To Place, which groups together works by Annie Pootoogook, Suki Seokyeong Kang and Inci Eviner. Here, Lauren Saunders...

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Fatoş Üstek Appointed New Director of Liverpool Biennial


Liverpool Biennial have announced today that curator and writer Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as their new director. Born in 1980 in Ankara, Turkey, Üstek is currently Director and Chief Curator of DRAF...

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“A Skillful Reframing of Reality” Haroon Mirza @ Ikon Gallery – Reviewed


The most comprehensive staging of work by prolific artist Haroon Mirza in the UK so far, Emma Sumner finds an exhibition that suggests more needs to be done – and greater space made – when...


Remembering K-Punk: A Tribute To Mark Fisher


When Mark Fisher died in 2017, he left behind him a body of work now widely considered to be required reading. Here, Stephanie Gavan outlines how Fisher “inspired and informed a new generation...

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A Desire To Be Seen and To Be Loved: Ren Hang


As his his first UK solo exhibition of photography, Wake Up Together, draws to a close, Laura Robertson takes another look at Ren Hang… What do you see when you look at Ren Hang’s portraits?...

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The Big Interview: Stack Magazines Founder Steven Watson


Founded as a hobby, independent magazine subscription service Stack celebrates the medium in ways few others do. Fellow magazine aficionado Mike Pinnington caught up with Stack’s founder Steven Watson to get the lowdown...

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Comment: Retrospective Age


The lifting of the age limit on Turner Prize nominees recently (previously restricted to artists 50 or under) was applauded and there has been something of an on-going trend for late-career recognition; a...