Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

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Seen at UNSEEN

Photography Director Gem Fletcher selects her highlights from the UNSEEN Photo Festival in Amsterdam


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Twenty five years of Laurence King Publishing

Over its 25 year history, Laurence King Publishing has transitioned from design books for students and professionals to creating beautifully designed books for the general market. Patrick Burgoyne speaks to its founder Laurence King and Creative Director Angus Hyland about Carson, content and colouring in


10 things to see at LDF #7: Sculpting Scent by Zuza Mengham

London artist Zuza Mengham creates colourful resin sculptures by mixing dyes and powdered metals. For London Design Festival, she has created a striking set of designs referencing the different scents found in Laboratory Perfumes’ range of unisex fragrances


10 things to see at LDF #4: Plinth at 10 Thurloe Place

Art and design retailer Plinth has created a pop-up gallery and store opposite London’s V&A Museum for London Design Festival. Expect a living ‘meadow’ installation and an origami-inspired room alongside photography, ceramics and furniture…


The CR Photography Annual: now free to enter

This year, for the first time, CR’s Photography Annual is free to enter. Plus we have new categories for photobooks, exhibitions, brands and emerging talent


Ardizzone: A Retrospective at House of Illustration

From Stig of the Dump to the Normandy landings: A major retrospective at the House of Illustration in London will explore the wideranging work of Edward Ardizzone and his influence on British illustration

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Carving time: When CR went stonecarving

What could be a better antidote to our screen-based lives than chiselling away at a block of stone for a few days? CR’s Mark Sinclair joins a group of aspiring sculptors — including a graphic designer and an ex-pro golfer — at a stonecarving workshop on Portland

Inside Installation HM Prison Reading

Artangel takes over Reading Prison with works inspired by Oscar Wilde

Artists including Steve McQueen, Wolfgang Tillmans and Ai Wei Wei have created work for an Artangel exhibition at Reading Prison, where Oscar Wilde was held from 1895 to 1897. The project will also see performers including Ralph Fiennes and Patti Smith deliver readings of De Profundis, penned by Wilde during his imprisonment…

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Björk Digital at Somerset House: Review

A new exhibition at Somerset House in London shows Björk continues to be a restless, experimental artist even if the tech she uses sometimes doesn’t quite deliver on her ambitions.