The Tote Bag

The Tote Bag

As tote bags have progressed from basic canvas to a myriad of designs and messages, they have ultimately become an extension of the carrier’s wardrobe.

Tiffany Murray

Tiffany Murray

In conversation with Tiffany Murray.

Art in the Computer Age

Art in the Computer Age

New forms transcend the boundaries of the organic and the artificial, addressing unique issues of intimacy and interaction in the computer age.

The Spectacle of the Everyday

The Spectacle of the Everyday

With 70 artists and respected curator Hou Hanru at the helm, Biennale de Lyon’s 10th show has enough art and energy to connect to a global audience.

A Fusion of Text & Images

A Fusion of Text & Images

With Barbara Kruger showcasing her early work at Sprüth Magers, questions about the cultures of consumerism have rarely been so incisive or timely.

The Imagination of Tim Burton at MoMA

The Imagination of Tim Burton at MoMA

A massive retrospective bringing together hundreds of artworks and film-related objects tracing the trajectory of Tim Burton’s creative imagination.

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground

It’s no secret The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, Nico and Andy Warhol set the stage for a moment in cultural history that has outlived the decades.

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

To coincide with a major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery and acting as a follow-up to the Serpentine’s Indian Highway, The Empire Strikes Back looks at the face of con­temporary Indian art today.

The Blue Manuscript

The Blue Manuscript

Al Khemir’s novel weaves archaeology, modernity and East/West dialogue around the search for a unique 10th century rendering of the Qur’an.

The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Günter Grass’ gloriously unforgettable novel, The Tin Drum, Breon Mitchell presents a new translation of this classic.

Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill

Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill

A charming novel, by one of The Netherlands’ rising stars, Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill is a timeless novel about love, loss and village life.

Jealousy

Jealousy

Catherine Millet’s second novel, Jealousy, is a lucid, astute and incredibly ac­curate analysis of human emotions.

Emotional Journeys into the Self: Simon Robson

Emotional Journeys into the Self: Simon Robson

Exploring the dichotomy between exterior and interior lives, Catch examines the notions of identity and vulnerability in a claustrophobic world.

Love & Loss in Palestine

Love & Loss in Palestine

Amir Nizar Zuabi’s new play explores what it means to live through a historical event, emphasising the importance of the personal over the political.

The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad

The new album from The Twilight Sad is shadowy and tumultuous and won’t disappoint fans of its predecessor. The lyrics are unsettling, dark and personal.

Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson’s first full-length UK album is immediately arresting. Her beautiful musings on love, life and death are simple layers of guitar picking and soft vocals.

Ólöf Arnalds

Ólöf Arnalds

Although us English-speakers are not accustomed to listening to words we can’t understand, Arnalds transcends that barrier through captivating lullabies.

Asobi Seksu

Asobi Seksu

This album finds Asobi Seksu’s core duo – vocalist Yuki Chikudate and guitarist James Hanna offering a fresh take on songs spanning the band’s career with new acoustic arrangements.

First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

Since their Drunken Trees EP was released back in February, Klara and Johanna Söderberg have gone from being relatively unknown Swedish teenagers to the darlings of this year’s festivals.

The Postmarks

The Postmarks

Often with a cinematic feel encompassing classic soul harmonies, brass horns and sultry vocals, Memoirs At the End of the World is a divine album.

Unleashing Inner Demons

Unleashing Inner Demons

A.A. Bondy has weathered several band line-ups and genres before finally settling into his bones with When the Devil’s Loose.

Promo for the People

Promo for the People

Musicians have taken their promotion out of the hands of big companies, attempting a new DIY approach to standing out from the crowd. Everything has changed, from the techniques to the content.

Philip Ilson

Philip Ilson

A mogul in the film world, Philip Ilson co-founded the Halloween Short Film Festival in 2003, which became the London Short Film Festival in 2008

How to Animate: Animation Ideas & Inspiration

How to Animate: Animation Ideas & Inspiration

In this two-part guide, the award winning, BAFTA nominated Brothers McLeod offer a series of practical hints and tips to help you start animating.

The Universality of Yojiro Takita’s Departures

The Universality of Yojiro Takita’s Departures

Departures considers the inescapable in a starkly honest portrayal of the ceremony of death, and its reaction among the living.