Caroline Maldonado finds there are many possible ways of reading this chapbook of poems by Susan Wicks with artwork by Elizabeth Clayman
Howard Fritz – Paintings & Drawings At the Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2RX from January 12th 2016
The illustrator Tom Adams shares some insights into how he produces his memorable book jackets
An exhibition of the extraordinary output of France’s Henri Cartier-Bresson, hailed as the founder of photojournalism and “the eye of the century”. That is true in the fullest sense of the words, given his exceptional ability to see the telling detail, or, in his own words, to seize the fact related to “the deep reality”.
With their green goats, giant roosters and bridal couples flying through the air, Marc Chagall’s works appear fantastic, but he insisted he only painted direct reminiscences of his own life.
One of the more unlikely joys of Brussels life is the rotating EU presidency. Every six months, a different member of the 28-strong European Union takes on the task of presiding over policy-making. For the citizens of Brussels, it’s a chance for a cultural mini break without the expense and inconvenience of braving the airport.
In Brussels, art nouveau found its most complete expression in the architecture of Victor Horta. Now the Brussels’ Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts has devoted a huge new “Fin-de-Siecle” section, a museum in itself, to the artistic context in which he thrived.
The Alternative Guide to the Universe, Hayward Gallery, 11 June – 26 August 2013. Souzu – Outsider Art from Japan, Wellcome Collection, 28 March – 30 June 2013.
The Painting of Modern Life: Contemporary Photography and the Everyday Ruth Rosengarten explores an exhibition that enquires what painting makes of photography
Archive 2010 Ruth Rosengarten reviews an exhibition of Italian Renaissance Drawings at the British Museum, London, 22 April – 25 July, 2010.
Crushed, Crumpled, Transformed – Ruth Rosengarten reviews work by Angela De La Cruz at Camden Arts Centre, London – April-May 2010
Heaven and Earth, Richard Long’s serenely exhilarating retrospective exhibition at the Tate Britain art gallery (3 June – 6 September 2009) serves as testimony to a brilliant idea.