Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world
Installations from Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan promote positivity, hope, strength and togetherness in London’s new Culture Mile
Four Corners Books has launched the first two titles in its new Irregulars series which will explore the more esoteric areas of British visual culture. A book on CB radio users’ ‘eyeball’ cards is followed by a National Archives collection of drawings of UFO sightings
It’s 20 years this month since the Brit Art exhibition ‘Sensation’ opened at the Royal Academy in London. This set of photographs by Johnnie Shand Kydd shows the installation of a set of sculptures by Damien Hirst which were central to the show
There’s barely another producer or sound engineer that’s had as profound an impact on song-making as Joe Meek, the pioneer who turned production into artistry and whose life tragically ended in 1967 when he was just 36. Those aware of Meek adore him; those who aren’t will almost certainly have heard his work: the yearning […]
Visitors to the Kentish seaside town of Folkestone this autumn won’t fail to notice the assertion that the town itself “is an art school,” thanks to a socially aware, colourful and bold project by artist Bob and Roberta Smith. Smith’s distinctive hand-drawn lettering is emblazoned across roundabouts, billboards, buildings and the harbour itself as part […]
This is our second bimonthly issue of Creative Review, and at 164 pages it’s packed to the gills with delights, including Grayson Perry on rigour, Ben Terrett on the importance of trusting your team, James Lavelle, Vitra, Monument Valley II and how Generation Z is coming to shake up creativity…
Coralie Bickford-Smith, Penguin book cover designer and children’s author, caused a sensation with her first book The Fox and the Star. Here we talk to her about her new title, managing the pressure of ‘second album syndrome’, and being “the best bird you can be”.
Aramco: Above the Oilfields is a photographic exploration of a gated city inhabited exclusively by employees of the Arabian American Oil Company. It’s a place where worlds collide; abayas and little league baseball peacefully co-exist.
As UNKLE’s new album The Road: Part I is released, Eliza Williams talks to James Lavelle about the band’s design history, and that of his seminal 90s record label, Mo’ Wax, plus explores the singular place he holds in British musical history
Random International’s Zoological installation sees a flock of airborne drones take up residence at London’s Roundhouse. They put on an enthralling, at times unsettling, show: but can tech ever move us like nature does?