Revolutionary Designer Paco Rabanne Has Died

REVOLUTIONARY DESIGNER PACO RABANNE HAS DIED

Today it has been announced that pioneering Spanish-born designer Paco Rabanne has passed away, aged 88. The news was confirmed by...

Steve McQueen on His Potent Commission Exploring the History of Blackface

STEVE MCQUEEN ON HIS POTENT COMMISSION EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF BLACKFACE

On the first day of 2023, the copyright of Alan Crosland's venerated yet troubling classic, The Jazz Singer , finally expired. A little...

 
 
 
Saint Omer, the True Crime Film That Tackles Motherhood and Migration

SAINT OMER, THE TRUE CRIME FILM THAT TACKLES MOTHERHOOD AND MIGRATION

In 2013, a Senegalese woman travelled 150 miles from Paris to a seaside town in the Pas-de-Calais department of France, breastfed her...

Seven Highlights From the UK's Best Festival of Japanese Cinema

SEVEN HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE UK'S BEST FESTIVAL OF JAPANESE CINEMA

Celebrating an impressive 20-year anniversary this spring is the UK's largest festival of Japanese cinema - with the latest edition...

 
 
 
Inside Linder and Hannah Wilke's Exhibition of Provocative Women's Art

INSIDE LINDER AND HANNAH WILKE'S EXHIBITION OF PROVOCATIVE WOMEN'S ART

Women's bodies are deeply politicised, whether they are used for porn, procreation, or domestic service. Radical feminist artists Hannah...

Inside Saint Laurent's Erotically-Charged Lin Zhipeng Exhibition

INSIDE SAINT LAURENT'S EROTICALLY-CHARGED LIN ZHIPENG EXHIBITION

Lin Zhipeng (also known as No.223, after the lovesick policeman in Wong Kar-wai's Chungking Express ) has been documenting China's...

 
 
 
Films, Exhibitions, Food and More: Brilliant Things to Do This February

FILMS, EXHIBITIONS, FOOD AND MORE: BRILLIANT THINGS TO DO THIS FEBRUARY

Exhibitions

Alexander McQueen's Latest Collection Puts Menswear Under the Knife

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN'S LATEST COLLECTION PUTS MENSWEAR UNDER THE KNIFE

“A return to formality,” reads the concise show notes for Alexander McQueen 's Autumn/Winter 2023 Men's collection, with a matter-of-factness...

 
 
 
This Radical New Book Confronts the Undervalued Labour of Love

THIS RADICAL NEW BOOK CONFRONTS THE UNDERVALUED LABOUR OF LOVE

“How do you know you are loved? How do you know someone cares for you?” asks writer and academic Alva Gotby in the opening lines of...

Darren Aronofsky on The Whale and the Second Coming of Brendan Fraser

DARREN ARONOFSKY ON THE WHALE AND THE SECOND COMING OF BRENDAN FRASER

The day the Brenaissance came, Darren Aronofsky was woefully unprepared. “I did not know how much love there was out there for Brendan,”...

 
 
 
Dizz Tate's Novel Is Like The Virgin Suicides, but in Reverse

DIZZ TATE'S NOVEL IS LIKE THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, BUT IN REVERSE

Dizz Tate 's accent flicks between British and American, a result of her transatlantic upbringing. Born in London but raised in Orlando,...

Polina Osipova, the Artist and Designer Celebrating Her Chuvash Roots

POLINA OSIPOVA, THE ARTIST AND DESIGNER CELEBRATING HER CHUVASH ROOTS

Who is it? Polina Osipova is a Chuvash designer and artist Why do I want it? Immersive storytelling and escapism through surreal, hand-crafted...

 
 
 
What It's Like Photographing Patti Smith and Other Cultural Icons

WHAT IT'S LIKE PHOTOGRAPHING PATTI SMITH AND OTHER CULTURAL ICONS

When curating her latest show, Face to Face , for the International Center of Photography in New York, writer and curator Helen Molesworth...

The Understated Power of Kathryn Scanlan's Novel, Kick the Latch

THE UNDERSTATED POWER OF KATHRYN SCANLAN'S NOVEL, KICK THE LATCH

“I was born with a dislocated hip. The doctor said I'd never walk,” remembers Sonia, an Iowa-born horse trainer, in the opening pages...

 
 
 
Zaineb Abelque's Tender Snapshot of Ramadan and Eid in South London

ZAINEB ABELQUE'S TENDER SNAPSHOT OF RAMADAN AND EID IN SOUTH LONDON

With her first solo exhibition Inside, Outside opening at the Truman Brewery, Moroccan artist Zaineb Abelque presents a reflexive meditation...

Visually Arresting Portraits of Hip-Hop's Biggest Stars

VISUALLY ARRESTING PORTRAITS OF HIP-HOP'S BIGGEST STARS

In 1973, a party in the basement of a West Bronx apartment building birthed the genre and cultural phenomenon now known as hip-hop....

 
 
 
Kehinde Wiley: “My Figures Demand to Be Taken Seriously”

KEHINDE WILEY: “MY FIGURES DEMAND TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY”

Kehinde Wiley is the widely acclaimed LA-born, New York-based artist known for his large-scale, maximalist portraits of contemporary...

The Harrowing, Oscar-Nominated Film Exploring Humans' Treatment of Animals

THE HARROWING, OSCAR-NOMINATED FILM EXPLORING HUMANS' TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

Jerzy Skolimowski has made his most electric film since the 80s in his 80s. Directed by the 84-year-old Polish auteur with a rock ‘n'...

 
 
 
Kim Jones' Latest Dior Show Paid Homage to Yves Saint Laurent

KIM JONES' LATEST DIOR SHOW PAID HOMAGE TO YVES SAINT LAURENT

Kim Jones' inspiration for his Dior menswear ebbs and flows like a tide. Or, maybe, you could say he deep-dives through the house's...

If You're Depressed, This Donkey Film Will Tip You Over the Edge

IF YOU'RE DEPRESSED, THIS DONKEY FILM WILL TIP YOU OVER THE EDGE

Jerzy Skolimowski has made his most electric film since the 80s in his 80s. Directed by the 84-year-old Polish auteur with a rock ‘n'...

 
 
 



The For Days Take Back Bag Is Here To Help You Clean Out Your Wardrobe

The For Days Take Back Bag Is Here To Help You Clean Out Your Wardrobe

Old clothing items often end up in landfills, but For Days is trying to change that. Learn more about their model of recycling and reusing here. Read more ...

Samsung Unveiled Its Galaxy S23 Smartphones and Instagram's Co-Founders...

Samsung Unveiled Its Galaxy S23 Smartphones and Instagram's Co-Founders Launched an AI-Curated News App in This Week's Tech Roundup

This week, the tech industry learned that Meta had lost $4.3 billion USD during Q4 2022, which was attributed to the company's metaverse and VR divisions. While the metaverse... Read more ...

Thanks for the Dance: Sadler's Wells Brings Leonard Cohen's Life to Stage

LONDON - The spirit of Leonard Cohen on stage. Sadler's Wells, the London contemporary dance theater, will present “Dance Me,” a dance production by Canadian company Ballets... Read more ...

Dave Bautista's New Movie 'Knock at the Cabin' Aiming to Sink 'Avatar'

James Cameron's 'Avatar' sequel has reigned supreme at the box office for weeks now - but a new flick might be gearing up to take it down... with Dave Bautista at the helm... Read more ...

How To Know If Your Foundation Is Working With Your Highlighter

How To Know If Your Foundation Is Working With Your Highlighter

Great highlighter can make a makeup look, and bad highlight can break one. How can you ensure that your foundation and highlighter work together and look great? Read more ...

Kit Harington Addresses Rumored 'Game Of Thrones' Sequel Series

Kit Harington Addresses Rumored 'Game Of Thrones' Sequel Series

“I got a tally in my head of how few photos I get asked for in a day,” said Harington. “And when it gets below a certain number, I think I'll do a spin-off.” Read more ...

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Prince Harry Allegedly Lost Virginity to Charles' Former Stable Girl

Prince Harry suggested he'd lost his virginity to an esteemed older woman in the U.K.'s countryside - but, according to the alleged V-card-taker, she was just a couple years... Read more ...

Relics from Hollywood legend Gregory Peck's estate up for auction

Relics from Hollywood legend Gregory Peck's estate up for auction

Among the offerings are Peck's 1962 leather-bound "To Kill a Mockingbird" script, for which he won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch. Read more ...

‘80 for Brady' scores a touchdown on its opening night

‘80 for Brady' scores a touchdown on its opening night

"80 for Brady" ran some interference at the box office on its opening night. The sports comedy scored a touchdown with $5.45 million in sales Friday. Read more ...