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Taking Pictures #2: Photography from Tate Modern, Joan Fontcuberta, Paddy Summerfield, Sylvie Huet & more

The second installment in our regular pick of photography includes Conflict, Time, Photography at the Tate Modern; Joan Fontcuberta’s Stranger Than Fiction at the National Media Museum; Paddy Summerfield’s new publication Mother and Father; Devils Eye Spring by David Doubilet; Sylvie Huet’s new book A Story of Bears; and some beard’s made from ferrets by Troy Goodall…

First of Penguin Monarchs editions released

Penguin Monarchs is a new 45-book series that looks at the individual reigns of Britain’s kings and queens over the last 1,000 years. For each biography, a new portrait has been commissioned by a range of artists and illustrators

Ten years of button badges

Ten years ago this month, London t-shirt and badge label Stereohype launched its first annual button badge design competition. With an exhibition of over 1000 submissions on display at LCC and a new monograph on the project just published, we asked co-founder Tomi Vollauschek about visual trends in badge design, and whether it’s still a popular medium for graphic artists.

hClub 100 announced

Materials alchemists, designers, artists, dancers and even Sherlock Holmes numbered among this year’s hClub 100 list of some of the most inspiring figures in the creative industries

Your Uncertain Archive by Olafur Eliasson

Artist Olafur Eliasson has launched a new, web-based artwork titled Your uncertain archive. The piece brings together images, sketches, texts, thoughts and ideas by the artist, all displayed in a drifting, engimatic landscape that visitors are invited to explore. CR talks to Eliasson about his thinking behind the work.

CR August iPad edition

Incase you still haven’t got your hands on the August issue of Creative Review – a CGI special – and you fancy some extra videos and exclusive images on the side, remember you can also get it on the iPad. You’ll find all the print mag content and monograph, plus a whole lot more in Hi Res, our showcase gallery section, and CRTV, with some amazing moving image work, from interviews to animations to short documentaries and more…

Folk from all over the place

Tate Britain has sought out the weird and wonderful for its celebration of three hundred years of British folk art

CR August issue: digital futures

Are you sick of all the nostalgic, handmade imagery that has dominated our visual landscape recently? Is it time to embrace the potential of 3D, CG and digital imagemaking and talk about tomorrow rather than yesterday?

What’s in the August issue?

Our August issue – a CGI special – is out next week. Subscribers get their copies first and it costs less than if you buy it in the shops. A bargain. Make sure you receive CR first each month by subscribing here

The Trends issue: Photography

Diane Smyth on photography trends, from acid-bright still-lifes, to the new feminism to the enduring influence of the ever-stylish Gentlewoman

Ad of the Week: Tate Britain, Welcome To London

Posters are getting interesting. We’ve recently seen brilliant responsive digital posters for BA and Swedish haircare firm Apotek Hjärtat, and now Tate Britain has launched an ad campaign which features different combinations of images and text depending on the time of day, the weather and even the presence of a full moon. The work, created by Liveposter, is our Ad of the Week.