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New year's resolution 5: Read more non-fiction

 



New year's resolution 4: Do visual arts festivals

Cornelia Parker 'The Folkestone Mermaid'



New year's resolution 3: Explore new worlds


Kibwe Tavares - Robots of Brixton film still



New year's resolution 2: Do Chinese culture

Feng Xiaogang



New year's resolution 1: Know your auteurs 

Derek Jarman


Profiling the indies: Galley Beggar Press


 

Profiling the indies: Comma Press

 

Profiling the indies: Peirene Press

 

Profiling the indies: And Other Stories

 

Why Noir: Double Indemnity at the Cornerhouse Manchester...

Double Indemnity still © Paramount Pictures



33⅓: Five things you didn't know about J Dilla's Donuts...


J Dilla's Donuts



33⅓: Five people whose careers were shaped by Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville...





33⅓: Five reasons you need to hear The Beach Boys' Smile...





Autumn books preview: Pynchon, Atwood and Sinclair...





Guide to Free Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe...





Ten Records I Wish I'd Released by Sacred Bones' Caleb Braaten...


Sacred Bones




33⅓: Five records that wouldn't exist without Histoire de Melody Nelson...






Emma Hart - A dirty look






Illustrating Brave New World: The Book Illustration Competition in pictures...





Preview: Open City Docs Fest...






Lost Classics 8: Rosemary Tonks...





Lost Classics 7: Berg by Ann Quin...





A look at A Universal Archive - William Kentridge as Printmaker...

Nose, 2007-09. Image courtesy David Krut Fine Art, New York and London © the artist and David Krut Fine Art, New York and Johannesburg



Henry Moore in public...

Henry Moore, Draped Seated Woman, 1957-58 (Old Flo)



Graphic picks: Pick Me Up Selects artist Q&As...

You Byun



Lost Classics 5: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke...

Rilke



A look at Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan...

Ryosuke Otsuji, Okinawan Lion Credit:Credit: Shiga Prefecture, image © Wellcome Library, London


Lost Classics 4: Skallagrigg by William Horwood...

Skallagrigg



Grand Tour: The Angel of the Odd at the Musée d'Orsay Paris...

Paul Gauguin, Lady Death, 1890–91 © RMN (Musée d’Orsay) / Franck Raux



Exhibition Preview: Geoffrey Farmer's The Surgeon and the Photographer...

Geoffrey Farmer


My favourite original soundtrack: John Parish, Will Gregory and Debbie Wiseman...

John Parish - Filmic



Becoming obsolete: we review Rosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change...

Rosa Barba Subconscious Society, 2013 film still 35mm Courtesy of the artist



Look again: a peek at the Design Museum collection...

Kenneth Grange shaver



In the eye of the beholder: the simple beauty of Peter Fraser's photography...

Peter Fraser, Easton near Wells 1988 © Peter Fraser



Art for the holidays...

Richard Hamilton: Late Works



Lost Classics 3: MR James & A Ghost Story for Christmas...

Lost Classics 3: MR James & A Ghost Story for Christmas


In Cold Blood: Guest Guide to Wintry Crime Fiction...

Wintry Crime Fiction


Elizabeth Price named 2012 Turner Prize winner...

Elizabeth Price Turner Prize winner


Lost Classics 2: Passing by Nella Larsen, a Herlem Renaissance masterpiece...

Nella Larson Lost Classics


The Paul Hamlyn Foundation and a different kind of arts award...

Paul Hamlyn Foundation awards


Lost Classics 1: Robin Norton-Hale directs Visions of Kerouac...

Visions of Kerouac Lost Classics



A northern renaissance: St Petersburg's contemporary art scene...

St Petersburg Contemporary Art


Unmissable Exhibitions for Autumn 2012...

Elizabeth Price Turner Prize


Who won the John Moores Painting Prize?

Jay Oliver John Moores


A breakdown of this year's Mercury Prize shortlist...

Field Music Plumb


Will Self, Hilary Mantel and the rest: A look at the Man Booker Prize shortlist...

Booker Prize Alison Moore


Ten Records I Wish I'd Released by MIE's Henry Tadros...

MIE



British artist John Stezaker wins the 2012 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize...


John Stezaker

 

The verdict on the 2012 Guardian First Book Award longlist...

Chad Harbach

 

Ten Records I Wish I'd Released by Club AC30's Robin Allport...
Club AC30


Alternative London: From Sam Selvon to Patrick Keiller, artistic visionaries dissect the city...

Alternative London


A guide to Edinburgh's success stories...

Edinburgh success



Ten Records I Wish I'd Released by Erased Tapes' Robert Raths...

Erased Tapes


Get into the next few weeks of great Olympic summer culture...

Adain Avion



A guide to krautrock...

Krautrock


On being won over by the Cultural Olympiad...

Olympic Torch


A peek at the stars of Meltdown...

Meltdown



New and unusual: Little-known art collections that you should get to this summer...

Bowes Museum



Olympic Art: Official vs unofficial and is culture really being championed in 2012...?

Bit.fall



Olympics Architecture Highlights: The great (and not so great) designs for the Games...


velodrome



Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 The Ring restored - watch an exclusive clip...

Hitchcock's The Ring



Dreams and symbols: A captivating first ever show of symbolist landscape painting...

Symbolist landscape painting



Quick! Last Chance Art: child in precarious position, early Nauman films & Picasso...

Last Chance Art


Guest Guide to Street Art...

Street Art


'The dreams were a joke on Buñuel's part': we talk seminal films with Jean-Claude Carriere...

Jean-Claude Carriere


Watch a Posh video: an exclusive clip from Laura Wade's hit play about toffs behaving badly...

Posh the play


Don't call me mumblecore: we talk to award-winning indie director Lynn Shelton...

Lynn Shelton and Emily Blunt



Fairgrounds, circuses and rock'n'roll: CultureCritic talks to Sir Peter Blake...

Peter Blake



Helicopters, Bacchae, and, yes, Shakespeare: Theatre and Performance at the London 2012 Festival...

Pina Bausch


Film and Music at the London 2012 Festival: What not to miss...

Swimmer


“The penny has not yet dropped” says Jeremy Hunt. What IS the London 2012 Festival...?

Jeremy Deller


Ten Records I Wish I'd Released by Lex Records' Tom Brown...

Lex Records

"People often want to lick my paintings" CultureCritic interviews artist Glenn Brown...

Glenn Brown

Bella UnionTen Records I Wish I'd Released by Bella Union's Simon Raymonde...

 

Sonic CathedralTen Records I Wish I'd Released by Sonic Cathedral's Nathaniel Cramp...

 

Vic lit Guest Guide to Victorian Literature...


Guest Guide to Regional Art The CultureCritic Guide to Regional Art Galleries...

 
Post-Apocalyptic Guest Guide to Post-Apocalyptic Literature...


London history  Guest Guide to London History... 

 

Jewish Lit  The CultureCritic Guide to Contemporary Jewish Literature...

 

Best of 2011:


Best of 2011: Opera & Dance Opera & Dance...
Best of 2011: Exhibitions Exhibitions...
Best of 2011: Theatre  Theatre...
Best of 2011: Books
  Books...
Best of 2011: Music  Music...
Best of 2011: Film
  Film...   


  The CultureCritic Guide to Lars von Trier...

 

  Guest Guide to Postmodern Architecture...

 

  The CultureCritic Guide to Psychedelia...

 

  Guest Guide to Short Stories...

 

  The CultureCritic Guide to Studio Ghibli...

 

  Guest Guide to Opera...

 

   Guest Guide to City Literature...

 

   Guest Guide to Ambient and Drone...

 

   Guest Guide to Classic Horror...

 

   Guest Guide to Musicals...

 

   Guest Guide to Comics - Part Two - Superheroes...

 

   Guest Guide to Comics - Part One...

 

   Guest Guide to Silent Cinema...

 

   The CultureCritic Guide to Wim Wenders...

 

   The CultureCritic Guide to Werner Herzog...

 

   The CultureCritic Guide to Terrence Rattigan...

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