Dining Al Fresco

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Words by Shaun Cooney When the weather is at its best there no better way to enjoy a bottle of rose and squid salad than outside in the sun. Never can I man feel cooler than in some tailored shorts, ray bans and a glass of wine. But trying to find the perfect spot to […]

Kanye West’s New Testament

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Words by Billie Jenkins The buzz began on 6th June, as journals and blogs as diverse as Artnet and BlackNation Magazine received anonymous postcards (like the one above) with the ominous words ‘Kanye West’s New Testament’ and a quote from the man himself ‘As an artist and in this world, we can do whatever we […]

Ridiculous Art Blog of the Week: The Carter Family Portrait Gallery

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Words by Billie Jenkins Images Courtesy of The Carter Family Portrait Gallery Welcome to our new feature, devised to provide insight into the more bizarre art blogs on the internet, and to keep you up on a Sunday night far past your bedtime even though you told yourself this week you were going to face […]

Deliciously Ella

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Images courtesy of deliciouslyella.com Words by Elizabeth Pollard In relatively recent years, it is becoming apparent that the phenomenon that food is medicine is more than just a trend. As proved by the exceptionally beautiful and talented, Ella, who started her blog, Deliciously Ella, as a way of coping with her illness Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. […]

Governors Ball NYC 2014

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Words and photograph by Lucy Willoughby Music festivals are my thing, so when I heard about NYC’s Governors Ball, their main festival which takes place yearly on Randalls’ Island, I knew I had to check out. Normally I would always opt for a weekend ticket to a festival but when I found out camping wasn’t […]

Root + Bone Magazine

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Image courtesy of Root + Bone Magazine Words by Elizabeth Pollard Free, quarterly food magazine Root + Bone, launched in London late last year and pitched themselves as the insiders guide to the food industry. With a hilarious tone of voice, interesting content and beautiful photography, Root + Bone has created a publication interesting and […]

Hands on Sexhibition

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Words by Billie Jenkins Images Courtesy of The Museum on Sex At the fairgrounds of old the bearded lady might mean more than one thing. Historically erotica was a huge part of the cheap side shows that travelled the country offering cheap titillation to the masses. Brits Bompas and Parr have taken this idea and […]

Bored of Banksy Yet?

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Words by Billie Jenkins Stencil Spy Booth by Banksy When a 26ft replica of J Seward Johnson’s Forever Marilyn turned up in a Chinese landfill last week it reminded me of how wonderful those small, idiosyncratic interactions that occur between pieces of art and the real world can be. No artwork is an island. Whilst the image […]

Forever Marilyn dumped in Chinese Landfill

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Words by Billie Jenkins Image courtesy of NBC In 2011 a statue immortalising the iconic skirt blowing scene from Marilyn Monroe’s  The Seven Year Itch was showcased for the first time by J. Seward Johnson. Forever Marilyn divided spectators, most arguments focusing on whether it was fantastically tacky a la Koons, or an eyesore whose only redeeming […]

Emotions in the Workplace

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Quote from Mean Girls Words by Elizabeth Pollard In Stylist magazine a few weeks ago, Lizzie Pook addressed the taboo topic of women showing emotion in the workplace. A refreshing take on the subject suggested that these days emotional flamboyancy worked in a woman’s favour, but is that a result of a progressive attitude towards […]