Showing posts with tag: photography

Darren Almond at the White Cube, Bermondsey

Total Engagement: Darren Almond: To Leave a Light Impression at the White Cube, Bermondsey

US philosopher Arnold Berleant spoke of the boundlessness of nature, our "sensory immersion in the natural world". Ellen Stone has similar thoughts about To Leave a Light Impression, photographer and sculptor Darren Almond's latest exhibition at the White Cube, Bermondsey, Read more →
David Lynch, William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol at the Photographers' Gallery

Empty Factories, Poisonous Cheesecake and American Celebrities: Lynch, Burroughs and Warhol at The Photographers’ Gallery

In their own ways, David Lynch, William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol have all encapsulated massive cultural moments in US art and literature. Joanna Pocock reviews a showcase of their photography at London's Photographers' Gallery. Read more →

Don McCullin in the Snow

Outside Leicester Square tube station tourists were tramping down Charing Cross Road as usual, and all the snow turned instantly to mush. I slid down Little Newport Street, where polite British-Chinese grandchildren held out umbrellas for their Chinese-Chinese grandparents, and middle-aged chefs hung about smoking in the backdoors of Hong Kong-style restaurants. Without stepping foot near a multiplex, I bought a ticket (and membership) at the Prince Charles, and headed downstairs with five or six others to the cinema’s near-perfect 285-seat auditorium. Read more →

Pictures of 2011: Runners-up

Grace Andreacchi

The picture was snapped at the breakfast bar in the Caserma Cornoldi, an officers’ club of great antiquity in Venice (Petrarch lived there once) where  I, through great good fortune, happened to be staying in September. Memorable breakfast! and the coffee was good too.

Breakfast at the Caserma, Venezia

Grace Andreacchi is an American-born novelist, poet and playwright. Works include the novels Scarabocchio and Poetry and Fear, Music for Glass Orchestra (Serpent’s Tail), Give My Heart Ease (New American Writing Award) and the chapbook Berlin Elegies.

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