Paula Rego: The Complete Graphic Work

Paula Rego: The Complete Graphic Work

Talking about her practice, Paula Rego said “there’s something sexual about drawing, and there’s a great deal of comfort in it as well … it is utterly thrilling.”

Pieter Hugo: This Must Be the Place

Pieter Hugo: This Must Be the Place

This book is an enthralling collection of portraits of Africa’s intense and sometimes tragic beauty, which showcases award-winning photographer, Hugo’s most important images to date.

The Mechanical Hand

The Mechanical Hand

In The Mechanical Hand, over 25 artists’ works discussed, and the book provides a platform for looking at prints in the context of contemporary art-making.

Simon Fujiwara: 1982

Simon Fujiwara: 1982

With the appearance of a desk diary, the sort that wouldn’t be out of place in Edina Monsoon’s office, 1982 features novels, theatre plays, lectures and installations.

100 Years of Fashion

100 Years of Fashion

Charting the development of the style alongside social, political and economic changes, Blackman succeeds in providing an introduction to the various fashions.

Library Voices

Library Voices

Summer of Lust is the second album from the Canadian seven-piece Library Voices and this sunlit, upbeat album couldn’t be further from the band’s frozen origins.

Reverend and the Makers

Reverend and the Makers

The latest album from the Makers is a lightweight piece of club-ready English pop. It’s well-made, cleverly produced, and just the right length.

Jherek Bischoff

Jherek Bischoff

Recorded one instrument at a time and then layered and arranged to create a huge orchestra, Composed is exceptional in its method of production.

Grasscut

Grasscut

Concerned with place and the physicality of the world, Unearth is a manifestation of the band’s focus on location, each song inspired by a specific place in Britain.

Dinowalrus

Dinowalrus

A pleasing amalgamation of indie, punk and pop, as a whole the album is a non-challenging proposition, and should be enjoyed as such.

Funeral Suits

Funeral Suits

Funeral Suits desperately want their music to be riveting and haunting. They want it to be the kind of timeless playing that resonates after the final track ends.

You Only Live Once

You Only Live Once

Based loosely on the Bonnie and Clyde legend, You Only Live Once follows serial criminal Eddie Taylor on his most recent release from prison, as he attempts to make good for himself and his girl.

The Island President

The Island President

Regime and climate change are the two factors that drive this documentary in which politician Mohamed Nasheed engages in some eloquent doom-saying about the future of his nation.

W.E

W.E

W.E. combines the story of Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII with Wally Winthrop, an American socialite in an abusive and loveless marriage.

Hollywoo

Hollywoo

Foreign-language comedy doesn’t always translate but zany French comedienne, Florence Foresti, enjoys something of an international breakthrough in Hollywoo.

Tiny Furniture

Tiny Furniture

Hailed as a major success by The Times, Guardian, Total Film and every other publication inbetween, Tiny Furniture is the debut from the 25-year-old writer/director/actor Lena Dunham.

Carnage

Carnage

Two archetypal couples – the middle-class Longstreets, and nouveau riche Cowans – battle it out over a playground confrontation between their sons.

Polly Morgan

Polly Morgan

Polly Morgan’s intention has never been to mimic the natural habitat of animals as they are traditionally displayed, but to place them in less expected scenery.

Subverting the Ordinary

Subverting the Ordinary

Mel Karch’s images are more than just editorial; they tell stories with underlying narratives rooted in the cinematic landscapes of her shoots.

This is Not a House

This is Not a House

Edgar Martins’ controversial 2008 project This Is Not A House continues to engross and provoke today, uncovering the realities of where the recession began.

Humanising A Modernist Icon

Humanising A Modernist Icon

Skyscraper is a re-appraisal of the modernist structure and features over 50 artists whose work responds to ITS variety and complexity.

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović’s 2010 blockbuster show at Moma caused a sensation in New York. Now a new documentary, directed by Matthew Akers, charts the career of the renowned performance artist.

Beyond the City

Beyond the City

Moving from Henri Cartier-Bresson to the pioneering photojournalist Eve Arnold to lesser known but historically significant figures, Another London examines the city’s landscape as a dynamic metropolis.

Sense of Place

Sense of Place

The emphasis of the 4th edition of the Summer of Photography, an international biennale that focuses on photography and related media, is on landscape.

The Logic of Contradiction

The Logic of Contradiction

A Matter of Life and Death and Singing is the latest exhibition to open at M HKA in Antwerp. With over 100 artworks, it is the first comprehensive retrospective of Jimmie Durham’s work to date.

Gabby Young and Other Animals

Gabby Young and Other Animals

Gabby Young and Other Animals is a flamboyant eight-piece British pop band, bringing together ragtime, jazz and Balkan influences.

Is the Readymade Still Revolutionary?

Is the Readymade Still Revolutionary?

CAM Houston hosts It is what it is. Or is it?, a show that considers how artists are using and making readymades. As the art form nears its 100th anniversary, the show surveys how it has changed.

Cinematic Intensity

Cinematic Intensity

Carancho examines the seedy underworld that follows road accidents in Argentina. We chat with Martina Gusman, producer of, and actress in, 2012’s must-see film.

Sound From Every Angle

Sound From Every Angle

To hear a 3D recording for the first time is an eerie moment. The sensation of something making a noise from behind your left ear, or over to the right, or in the distance at your two o’clock position, is at first unnerving, and then amazing.

Seeing Innovation

Seeing Innovation

Thanks to a programming policy that favours unpublished works, Rencontres d’Arles has been a leader in disseminating some of the world’s best photography.

Coney: House of Cards

Coney: House of Cards

Tassos Stevens, co-director of London-based theatre organisation Coney, discusses their latest project, House of Cards, and the transformative nature of theatre for today’s audience.