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Seas the Day: Harry Borden’s moving portraits of UK fishermen for a charity calendar

2017-11-20T12:00:39+00:00

London fish and seafood restaurant J Sheekey has partnered with the Fishermen's Mission to create a 2018 calendar, raising awareness and funds for fisherman in the UK facing "danger, difficulty, and poverty as a result of the industry they work in". The Seas the Day calendar – shot by Harry Borden, one of the UK's [...]

Seas the Day: Harry Borden’s moving portraits of UK fishermen for a charity calendar 2017-11-20T12:00:39+00:00

WNA X 30 celebrates three decades of graphic design by Why Not Associates

2017-11-20T12:00:35+00:00

Why Not Associates has been at the vanguard of British graphic design for the past three decades. Inventive and irreverent, progressive and provocative, its output is prodigious and eclectic, spanning everything from monumental public art pieces to miniscule postage stamps. Launching on 25 November, at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, is the most comprehensive exhibition [...]

WNA X 30 celebrates three decades of graphic design by Why Not Associates 2017-11-20T12:00:35+00:00

The New Colonists: Presenting the uncanny suburban town of Mars in America

2017-11-20T12:00:32+00:00

In her series, The New Colonists, Mexican-British photographer, Monica Alcazar-Duarte and winner of The Photographers’ Gallery’s Bar Tur Photobook Award, presents the uncanny suburban town of Mars in Pennsylvania, America. Steeped in midnight tones, her quotidian documentations of gas stations, football fields and fast food joints transport viewers to a time, place and feeling of [...]

The New Colonists: Presenting the uncanny suburban town of Mars in America 2017-11-20T12:00:32+00:00

Dan Wilton’s photo book Crane provides a sidelong glance at Swedish birdwatchers

2017-11-20T12:00:27+00:00

For photographer Dan Wilton, a quiet walk in the gently rolling hills of the Vast Goth Land, along the shore of Lake Hornborgasjön became first an opportunity for a wry study, then a gentle lyric on normal human oddity, then a play on the observer observed and ultimately a narrative about form and space. In [...]

Dan Wilton’s photo book Crane provides a sidelong glance at Swedish birdwatchers 2017-11-20T12:00:27+00:00

Malika Favre’s latest cover for The New Yorker celebrates women in tech

2017-11-17T12:03:07+00:00

A month ago, Francoise Mouly, art director for the New Yorker covers, asked illustrator Malika Favre to work on ideas for an upcoming issue about women in the tech industry. "The brief as always was very open but also became a real challenge as soon as I started researching the subject," says Malika. "I went [...]

Malika Favre’s latest cover for The New Yorker celebrates women in tech 2017-11-17T12:03:07+00:00

Spotlight on: Department Store, a curated marketplace by People of Print

2017-11-17T12:03:04+00:00

As you'll probably already be aware, People of Print is a fantastic print community and resource created by Marcroy Smith that includes a magazine and directory celebrating everything to do with print. It also includes the Department Store, a curated marketplace featuring artists, illustrators and designers and selling prints, publications, and stationery. It's actually just [...]

Spotlight on: Department Store, a curated marketplace by People of Print 2017-11-17T12:03:04+00:00

Markers: Artworks that pay tribute to humble punctuation marks

2017-11-17T12:03:02+00:00

Markers is a new group exhibition at London's David Zwirner gallery that celebrates the humble punctuation mark. Like the beloved exclamation mark, and the multivalent and shifting sentiments it has come to represent, this show (launching 24 November) will encompass artworks that "evoke diffuse and even contradictory meanings within a single visual gesture". The exclamation [...]

Markers: Artworks that pay tribute to humble punctuation marks 2017-11-17T12:03:02+00:00

César Dezfuli’s teenage migrant portrait wins the Taylor Wessing prize

2017-11-17T12:02:59+00:00

Spanish photojournalist César Dezfuli's image of Amadou Sumaila, a teenage migrant from Mali, has won the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017. The photograph was taken moments after the 16-year-old's rescue from the Mediterranean Sea, twenty nautical miles from the Libyan coast in August 2016. "I think Amadou’s portrait stands out because of the [...]

César Dezfuli’s teenage migrant portrait wins the Taylor Wessing prize 2017-11-17T12:02:59+00:00