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Force Majeure

Ruben Östlund‘s Force Majeure opens on the ski slopes as an official ‘tourist photographer’ sets up his shots of an attractive, affluent Swedish couple and their two children. 850 more words

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Defining Beauty

Bronze statue, around 300 BC

In her pioneering study, The Nude Male, published in 1978, Margaret Walters wrote about the many meanings the male nude has acquired over centuries of art history. 994 more words

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History Is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain

Penelope Slinger, Lilford Hall, 1969

The Hayward’s History Is Now overflows with so much to see. A sense of too little time hurried me on from Hannah Starkey’s section and a lot of photographs, many of which were familiar from the 70s and 80s, until I finally had to slow down in the effort to make perceptual sense of Richard Hamilton’s diptych, … 1,515 more words

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Hackney Flashers at Four Corners

The Hackney Flashers is doing an event on the evening of Friday, March 20. This time we’ll be at Four Corners in Bethnal Green, showing and talking about our work in the 70s and discussing how it might relate to visual activism today. 53 more words

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Hackney Flashers back at the Hayward

The Hackney Flashers appeared at the Hayward Gallery in 1979 as part of ‘Three Perspectives on Photography’. Nearly 36 years later we’re back there in ‘ 36 more words

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‘I threw my money in the stove! I don’t want money, or land, or sheep, and there is no need for people to take off their hats when I pass.’ says Solomon Moisevitch, the proud and angry younger brother of the obsequious Moisey, in Chekhov’s ‘The Steppe’. 993 more words

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Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan opens with wide-screen shots of a landscape whose jagged, hostile beauty makes it look like the edge of the Earth, and it is. 883 more words

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