Familiar Relationships

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s The Past follows his multi award-winning drama A Separation with a rigorous examination of truth, history and human relationships.

Illustration Now! Fashion

It’s easy to forget that every dress, coat and shoe begins as an illustration. Julius Wiedemann draws attention to the industry’s reliance on this skill.

Liberty: British Colour Pattern

Referred to by Oscar Wilde as “the chosen resort of the artistic shopper”, Liberty has maintained its creative relevance for more than a century.

Unoccupied Spaces

Regularly seeking out abandoned spaces with her camera, VanDeman finds traces of past inhabitants in the remaining furniture, letters and possessions.

A Social Experience

Fuerzabruta returns to the Roundhouse, bringing with it an exciting celebration of carnival and street theatre in which reality is disregarded in favour of dreams.


In The Silence is the debut of Icelandic singer-songwriter Ásgeir, who is already something of a sensation in his homeland.

Becoming Traviata

Becoming Traviata takes a look behind the curtain of Jean-François Sivadier’s re-imagining of Verdi’s masterpiece, as it moves around the demise of its namesake, Violetta Valéry, the “fallen woman.”

Artistic Intersections

Filmmaker and artist Isaac Julien’s PLAYTIME at Victoria Miro is an ambitious new body of work exploring the dramatic and nuanced subject of capital.

The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant follows two scrappy 13-year-olds as they reject a school system that doesn’t accept them.

Richard Deacon

A leading British sculptor, Richard Deacon’s work was on display at Tate Britain in a large chronological survey featuring around 40 individual pieces..

A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today

Marc Valli’s introduction reminds the reader of the value inherent in painting and its place in the digital world.