Superflex’s ‘One Two Three Swing’ at Tate Modern

Playfully subversive artists SUPERFLEX have filled Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with swings An orange line of swings weaves through the Turbine Hall. It then crosses the gallery and emerges in the landscape to the south of the building. Each swing has been designed for three people by Danish artists’ collective SUPERFLEX. Swinging with two other people has greater potential than […]

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Odd couples: Dalí / Duchamp

In autumn 2017, the RA explore the little-known relationship between two of modern art’s greatest masters – Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp. They take a look at their peculiar friendship, and five other artist pairs you would never have guessed. At first glance, this pair have about as much in common as a lobster does […]

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Live: How not to Get F*@ked Over

How to make money, protect your work and hold your own in photography. Whether you’re a freelancer or professionally employed it’s not uncommon to experience difficulties around negotiating rights to your work especially in this constantly changing digital landscape. Getting messed around feels like a daily rite of passage but it shouldn’t be. Many creatives […]

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Smokejumpers: life as an elite US Forest Service firefighter

Smokejumpers looks at the brave and inaccessible world of the wildland elite USFS firefighters who parachute into hard-to-reach areas to combat wildfires. Smokejumpers undergo intense physical training and possess a high degree of emotional stability. They learn to exit planes, successfully land in the forest, secure their airdropped equipment, and fight a forest fire miles away from help, hopefully […]

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Exhibition: I Can See The Future

“Tomorrow belongs to those that can hear it coming” David Bowie, 1977 On the 40th anniversary of this quote, a special exhibition of original posters showcases visions of the future in science fiction cinema and the music of David Bowie, a unique performer whose incarnations and innovation bridged the worlds of music, film and space […]

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Guggenheim Museum pulls criticised works from exhibition

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has removed three works from an upcoming exhibition after receiving threats of violence over inclusion of the pieces. The Guggenheim made the announcement in a statement, saying it’s removing the pieces out of concern for the safety of staff and visitors. Animal rights groups have criticised the museum […]

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International Photography Award 2018 is now open for entries

Recognising the best of contemporary photographic talent. Celebrating its 14th year, the International Photography Award 2018, is now open for entries. Instrumental in launching the careers some of the most respected photographers today, enter now for an opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community. Prizes £5,000 exhibition grant • Solo show at the […]

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Exhibition: Basquiat – Boom for Real

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960—1988). Discover the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the pioneering prodigy of the 1980s downtown New York art scene. This unprecedented exhibition brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works from international museums and private collections. Engage in the […]

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Exhibition: Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity

The Walker Art Gallery is marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexual acts in England and Wales (1967 Sexual Offences Act) with a major exhibition drawn from the Arts Council Collection and its own collections. Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity will bring together a diverse range of artists who have used their work […]

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Exhibition: Julie Cockburn – All Work and No Play

Centred around the appropriation and alteration of found images, Julie Cockburn’s work appears familiar and often nostalgic. Her source materials, such as 1940s and 50s studio portrait photographs of unknown sitters, are given new significance through the skilful manipulation of their surfaces. By reassembling, stitching into and over-painting the original photographs with geometric patterns and […]

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Tate St Ives: a stunning new gallery, bullied into hiding

A clever underground extension makes the most of St Ives’ magical light and allows it to stay open all year long. It could have been truly great – if local resistance hadn’t cramped its style ‘Stop the Tate’ was the slogan emblazoned across posters in the windows of St Ives in 2005, when the seaside art […]

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Banned Books Week

In the 17th century, William Prynne had the stumps of his ears shorn and his cheeks branded with the letters S.L., standing for “seditious libeler” after he published pamphlets critical of Anglican clergymen. Such punishments are long gone in the UK and US, but as this year’s Banned Books Week gets under way, the chief executive of Index on […]

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Nadine Coyle

SHOOT: Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle slips into a striking red trouser suit and gold killer heels as she performs her new single Go To Work at G-A-Y. Photos © Chris Jepson – available to license thru WENN.COM

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