Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light

Brandt’s visual explorations of the society, landscape and literature of England are indispensible to any understanding of photographic history.

Diffusion

Diffusion

An international exhibition of photography, European Chronicles in Cardiff uses lens-based media to initiate debate about European social identities.

Pedro Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Transforming confiscated firearms into musical instruments and shovels, Mexican artist Pedro Reyes believes in the ability of art to change societies permanently.

The Phoenix Foundation

The Phoenix Foundation

With a sound blessed with beautiful melodies set amidst lush soundscapes, they have crafted their unique style with a loving attention to detail.

Vito

Vito

Vito Russo believed that he should be able to live his life as he chose, with a passion that eventually became politicised as his life, and those of his friends, became a struggle against injustice.

F*ck For Forest

F*ck For Forest

Marczak brings free love to the fore in his new documentary F*ck For Forest, which follows a Berlin-based charity that believes that sex can change the world.

Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

An insider’s guide for the modern art buyer, Collecting Art for Love, Money and More reveals the motivations and secrets of successful collectors.

Planet of Snail

Planet of Snail

The hero is Cho Young-Chan, a deaf-blind South Korean man on the cusp of a sensory rebirth as he begins to escape from the isolation of his condition.

Surrealism in Latin America

Surrealism in Latin America

Examining both visual and literary Surrealism, this text explores in intricate detail how the movement embraced different avant-garde ideas and practices.

Love Crime

Love Crime

Love Crime is laden with too many easy clichés – not to say much too drawn out – to warrant fully the descriptions it has earned as “taut thriller” or “modern Noir”.

Secret Diary

Secret Diary

College instantly demonstrates his ability to reproduce aspects of existence electronically, as his striking first notes echo a heartbeat gasping to live.

Mice Parade

Mice Parade

Named after a bar in Madrid, noted to be a haven for flamenco, Candela is strongest where it references tight, Spanish guitar-laden anguish.

STRFKR

STRFKR

The new release from STRFKR radiates a feel-good electro-pop vibe, hovering somewhere between the grooves of Passion Pit and the electronica of MGMT.

The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives

It can’t be denied that We Met at Sea is both unpredictable and full of life, driven by punchy guitars and melodies that will easily set feet tapping.

Sightseers

Sightseers

Sightseers accompanies ordinary couple Chris and Tina on a far from idyllic caravanning holiday, as they begin to bump off their fellow campers.

Zaytoun

Zaytoun

Set during the first Lebanese war, Zaytoun opens in Beirut as the Palestinian protagonist, Fahed roams the crumbling streets selling cigarettes.

Seaside Polaroids

Seaside Polaroids

Jon Nicholson ventures into the realm of nostalgia with his latest book, a collection of 70 Polaroids of British seaside resorts.

Hiss Golden Messenger

Hiss Golden Messenger

A Biblical thread runs through this album, weaving faith and emotive frankness into this tapestry of senses, addressing the relationship between past and future.

Art & Queer Culture

Art & Queer Culture

In this first book to be published on criticism and theory regarding queer culture, Phaidon has set the bar high.

Our World Now 6

Our World Now 6

A picture is worth a thousand words, which is certainly the case in Our World Now 6, a collection of 319 photographs recorded by Reuters in 2012.

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star

The latest exhibition to open at the New Museum in New York City captures a specific moment in time highlighting the intersection of art, pop and politics.

Rudy Burckhardt

Rudy Burckhardt

Refusing simply to angle his lens at those he passed in the street, Rudy Burckhardt managed to record the shapes, patterns and architecture of his locations, leaving society to weave in and out of the frames.

Astrid Kruse Jensen

Astrid Kruse Jensen

Astrid Kruse Jensen builds her entire portfolio on dynamic oppositions; girls in dazzling red chase across black backdrops and glowing light highlights silhouettes.

2013 Sony World Photography Awards

2013 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards collate thousands of remarkable images that uncover the secrets of humanity through countless pairs of eyes.

Game Music Levels Up

Game Music Levels Up

Video game music has changed and evolved with the current trends. For the musicians creating it, things have never been better.

Amalia Pica

Amalia Pica

Amalia Pica’s first major museum show explores her vast oeuvre, highlighting her ongoing preoccupation with modes of communication.

Thursday Till Sunday

Thursday Till Sunday

Dominga Sotomayor’s debut feature recalls road trips, hours of travelling, fatigue and children’s games as a family in crisis travels through the Chilean desert.

Rune Guneriussen

Rune Guneriussen

Rather than producing didactic works that regulate understanding, Guneriussen creates captivating structures without an obvious, readable form.

Akram Khan

Akram Khan

This spring, Sadler’s Wells celebrates 100 years since Stravinsky’s influential ballet, The Rite of Spring, with work from choreography’s golden boy, Akram Khan.

Evening Hymns

Evening Hymns

Jonas Bonnetta returns, under the new name Evening Hymns, with a passionate landscape of instrumental harmonies and lyrical memories.

BAFTA Shorts 2013

BAFTA Shorts 2013

Long seen as the crudité to the blockbuster’s entrée, the short film is about to morph from a stepping stone into the main presentation.

Julio Le Parc

Julio Le Parc

A landmark exhibition of Julio Le Parc’s work at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, looks at the pioneer of “Op” and kinetic art’s ongoing contribution to contemporary art.