IN RECENT decades, the graphic novel has been booming, with many writers and artists using the format to explore political and social themes, with Alan Moore’s V for Vendetta being a striking example.
Moore’s work calls to mind the prolific radical imagery of Belgian-born...
Monday 1st May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Utopia for Realists: How We Can Get There
By Rutger Bregman
UTOPIA for Realists is a well-argued blueprint for radical change which offers a real programme for mobilisation and action on the...
Gauguin: The Other World
by Fabrizio Dori
PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1906) cut a solitary figure in the European art community at the end of the 19th century.
Although friends with...
Saturday 29th Apr 2017
Ben Cowles: Game On
Madame So’s SOLANGE MOFFI tells Felicity Collier why her music is in tune with the consciousness of an angry black woman
Under the Bridge, London SW6
TURKISH band Baba Zula’s mix of traditional Anatolian music, dub reggae and electronica is their very own unique brand of “Istanbul psychedelia.”
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
MARIA DUARTE enjoys a film on a woman who dares to break the rules in Victorian England
Friday 28th Apr 2017
Handsome Devil (15)
Directed by John Butler
INSPIRED by director John Butler’s own school days and, he says, “the influence wrought upon me by an inspirational English teacher,” this is a witty...
Eric Gill was a great artist. He was also a sexual abuser. Ahead of a new exhibition of his work, PETER FROST asks whether that can be ignored when evaluating his legacy
Thursday 27th Apr 2017