In her new book, Jacki Willson explores the anarchic nature and re-appropriation of fashion and femininity. Here, she considers the evolution of fashion as statement…
Jacki Willson’s Being Gorgeous explores the ways in which extravagance, flamboyance and dressing up can open up possibilities for women to play around anarchically with familiar stereotypical tropes of femininity. In this exclusive extract, Jacki visits Matthew Barney’s The Cremaster Cycle exhibition in New York in 2003.
A canon of themes established in Ukrainian cinema from the 1920s to the 1970s remain central to the country’s perceived difference from Russia
Though less celebrated than directors, cinematographers shape the style of a film in important ways: organising the lighting, composing the frame, orchestrating the camera movement, and working with the laboratory to control the film’s overall look. As the art of image making continues to change in the digital age, these five images remind us how …
In the 1920s, stars of silent American cinema, including Douglas Fairbanks Sr, Mary Pickford, and Pearl White offered the Soviet viewers alternative models of new femininity and masculinity.
Even in the post-Harry Potter world, most people associate children’s films and family films with Disney. Since 1937, when ‘Uncle Walt’ released Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to an expectant American public, the Disney Company has been the world leader in family films – movies that appeal to children but which anyone can enjoy, across boundaries of age, gender, culture and nationality.
The ruin has been an emotive and imaginative feature of art since the Renaissance.
The Salt of the Earth, Wim Wenders’ tribute to Sebastião Salgado has been nominated at this year’s Academy Awards.
Five women artists from the Southern hemisphere who refuse to stay at home.
Ibraaz’s Uncommon Grounds is Hyperallergic‘s best art book of 2014.
The people have spoken – Black Artists in British Art has made ICA’s shortlist for book of the year.
A new book and exhibition examining the art of the Dominican and Franciscan orders in Renaissance Italy.
Chronicling the full collaborative history of filmmaking for the first time.