John Minton: Drawn from Life

A new book on the work of artist John Minton reasserts his hugely significant contribution to British illustration and key role in shaping the look of book design in the post-war years

Untypical Girls

Untypical Girls traces the history of women in punk and indie music, and features rare and brilliant documentary photography of bands stretching from 1977 to 1993. We talk to the book’s author, Sam Knee, about his love of this era of music and why it is important to remember the women of the scene.

Photography book of the year: Generation Wealth

An examination of how wealth and consumerism has changed society, Lauren Greenfield’s Generation Wealth had a particular resonance in the year that Donald Trump became US President. Running to over 600 pages of glossy, glamorous photographs, it might initially appear to be another luxury coffee table book. Yet its subject matter is far more urgent […]

Outstanding contribution to photography: Simon Baker, Tate

Tate Modern hosted two major, critically acclaimed photography exhibitions this year: a retrospective of the work of German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans and The Radical Eye, which revealed Elton John’s spectacular collection of Modernist photography. Poles apart in content, the exhibitions epitomise the commitment that Tate now makes to photography. This was not always the case. […]

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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