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How I Work: Henn Kim

South Korean illustrator Henn Kim’s hauntingly beautiful artworks have made her an Instagram sensation, earning her commissions from everyone from Unicef to Sally Rooney in the process. Here, she discusses the value of using creativity as an emotional release

Candy Toss, 2000, from Girl Pictures (Aperture, 2020) © Justine Kurland

Justine Kurland reflects on Girl Pictures

Between 1997 and 2002, Justine Kurland travelled across the North American wilderness, capturing teenage girls in a series of staged images that express freedom and a new kind of utopia. She looks back on the project’s significance here

Creative Futures Revisited: David Pearson

As part of our 40th birthday celebrations, CR is revisiting the alumni from our Creative Futures scheme, which ran for nearly 30 years. Here, we chat with designer David Pearson, an alumnus featured on Creative Futures back in 2005

My favourite Creative Review covers

Over the past 40 years, Creative Review has had 452 different covers. As part of our 40th birthday coverage, CR art director Paul Pensom chose ten of his favourites from the archive

Is this the end of white perspective?

For most of history, mainstream culture has been dominated by a white perspective, with our view of the world shaped by white eyes. But for the first time that perspective is unravelling, as examined here by Alex Bennett Grant and Mark Lester of Amsterdam-based agency We Are Pi