The Art and Culture Magazine: Inside Issue 61
British photographer Barry Cawston uncovers the beauty present in the mundane scenery of life.
Stephen Shore’s neutral images broke the mould when he made his photographic debut.
Yann Demange’s ‘71 explores the universal confusion and anguish of war and civil conflict.
Ida is a stark portrayal of post-war Poland, which challenges notions of loyalty, religion and family bonds.
Mish Way, of White Lung, meditates on her personal punk tenets for thriving in the 21st century.
Genre divides in music are no longer prohibiting collaborations and are invigorating new sounds.
The wild and intense beauty of the Nordic landscape is brought to life in Sadler’s Wells' Northern Light.
Helen Lawrence, a new production from visual artist, Stan Douglas, combines live film and theatre.
Film of the Month
Directed by Robert Hackett
3 mins 23 sec, 2013
Shot at night, this promo uses images from the original Night Mail GPO Film Unit film featuring WH Auden's poem, projected onto a disused train station.
Winner of Best Music Video at ASFF 2014
Picks from the Blog
“The book came out of grief,” Annie Leibovitz (b. 1949) told an interviewer, speaking about her photographic memoir Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005. The retrospective exhibition of the same name, which opened at the Brooklyn Museum in New York in 2006 and has since travelled across the USA and Europe, is currently in Singapore until 19 October. Singapore is the only Asian city apart from Seoul to host the exhibition.
In the Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica we celebrate the emerging photographers that are shaping the future of the image-based practice in The Next Generation. We have partnered with the London College of Communication to survey some of photography’s rising stars and showcase their fresh ideas and new concepts. Award-winning photographer Alice Myers has pursued documentary projects in Mexico, Ireland and France.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton is a new Parisian centre for contemporary French and international artistic creation, contained within a building commissioned by Bernard Arnault, and designed by the American architect Frank Gehry. The building resembles a cloud of glass: twelve large transparent sails covering a main body, itself formed from an assembly of pure white blocks.
This new exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London traces the advancements in Russia, looking at the development of Russia’s social history through the context of colour experiments and the growth of colour photography in Russia over the course of a century. Translated into Russian, the word “primrose” means “first colour” and is one of the earliest and most colourful flowers to bloom in the spring.