Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world
Niall McDiarmid has travelled to over 200 towns across Britain in the past seven years, taking more than 2,000 portraits. A selection of McDiarmid’s photographs are shared in a new book and a forthcoming exhibition at the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol: here, we talk to him about how he creates his work, and why it occasionally proves controversial.
For over 120 years St Bride Library in London has been an invaluable resource of printing and typographic history. It is the largest print and publishing library in the world and contains 10,000 type specimens and over 80,000 books. Yet in recent times it has increasingly relied on support from the wider creative community in […]
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.
Tokyo exhibition Kimono Roboto features 13 exquisite kimono, one of which is displayed on an animatronic robot designed by Warren Du Preez & Nick Thornton Jones
The New Museum has partnered with creative agency Droga5 and media agency Horizon to launch New Museum LIVE, streaming art live to screens across New York throughout December
Tate Modern’s first VR experience places visitors inside the final studio of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. We talk to Preloaded – the studio behind the project – about how it was made
CR talks to RZA and Mathematics of legendary hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan about its logo design, album artwork and fashion lines, as well as the controversial art ‘experiment’, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin “Mathematics designed the logo and somebody said, ‘it looks like a bird’. And somebody else said, ‘yeah, it’s like an […]