Tag Archives: fiction

Plywood, sci-fi and famously bad films

On my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Good wood Delve into the history and pioneering future of plywood at the V&A Don’t miss: The final frontier The Barbican goes sci-fi, from rare film and books to a Black Mirror installation … Continue reading

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Colour, architecture and thrillers

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: True colours See the world in a new way, thanks to Hella Jongerius’s Design Museum exhibition Don’t miss: Architecture central Highlights of this year’s London Festival of Architecture Commuter corner Amanda … Continue reading

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The Japanese house, Renaissance partners and Exit West

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: House proud A major survey of post-war Japanese architecture at the Barbican Don’t miss: Brothers in art Michelangelo and Sebastiano’s collaboration explored at the National Gallery Commuter corner Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and a podcast … Continue reading

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New Design Museum, Caravaggio and Zadie Smith

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: New designs The Design Museum reopens with a permanent collection and the Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Life and soul The National Gallery explores Caravaggio’s influence on his contemporaries Commuter corner Zadie … Continue reading

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Swinging Sixties, watercolours and Bridget Jones

On my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Still waters run deep London as seen by the Royal Watercolour Society Don’t miss: Swinging Sixties From The Beatles to riots and Woodstock, the V&A explores how that pivotal decade shaped us … Continue reading

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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Public art, Delacroix and multimedia horror

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Public display A new Historic England exhibition highlights exceptional post-war public art – much of which is disappearing. Don’t miss: Modern master The National Gallery illustrates Delacroix’s enduring influence. Commuter corner A multimedia … Continue reading

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Calder, Serial and London after dark

On my February MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Night watch London Transport Museum explores the city’s nocturnal history. Don’t miss: Moving on up Alexander Calder, pioneer of kinetic sculpture, is celebrated at Tate Modern. Commuter corner The best podcast for amateur … Continue reading

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An Open Book: David Lan

The Young Vic’s artistic director shares his favourite reads, from Steinbeck and social history to Henry James and Stanislavsky. Read my full theartsdesk interview here

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Listed: Suffragettes portrayed

Following the release of film Suffragette, theartsdesk explores other depictions of the women’s movement, from fiction and drama to documentary and song. Read the full theartsdesk article here

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