Culture
05 November 2009
What happens to an icon when the cameras leave? Does architecture actually "regenerate" an area, or is it a...
Books
05 November 2009
"Hegel, Joyce, Fukuyama, Jesus Jones: so goes culture's declension." This is the critical sentence of the...
Culture
15 October 2009
"How sweet of you," trills Charles Saatchi, "to think that advertising copy is written from the heart....
Culture
25 September 2009
Warp 20Various locations, SheffieldAt the centre of Steel City is something called the Cultural Industries Quarter....
Politics
23 July 2009
What we have here is the first serious account since the crash of what happened to our public spaces and private homes...
Culture
16 July 2009
“The New Monumentality”, an exhibition of films at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, is about...
Books
11 June 2009
“The English motorway system is beautiful and strange,” sang Black Box Recorder. This is a controversial proposition....
Books
07 May 2009
England's dreaming
Books
09 April 2009
In 1947, George Orwell published an apocalyptic essay entitled “Towards European Unity”. Re­iterating Rosa Luxemburg’s...
Books
26 March 2009
You wouldn’t know it from walking around London, but Charles Chaplin was easily the most famous Englishman of the 20th...
Culture
05 March 2009
We might idly imagine a film made by the General Post Office in the 1930s to be comprised of a stilted Mr Cholmondley-...
UK Politics
05 March 2009
There are many reasons why the miners’ strike still matters. Trade union militancy is starting to re-emerge, albeit in...
UK Politics
12 February 2009
When architects unite around a cause, it is usually to save a building from ignominious demolition. When the listed...
Books
12 February 2009
David King is, rather quietly, a very important designer. He made his name in the 1960s and 1970s on the Sunday Times...

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