Art and design

San Quentin prisoners reframe photos to share their stories

Prisoners have annotated images through the decades some brutal, some charming in an exhibition in Berkeley, California ” Was he pushed or did he jump ?” is scrawled in the margins of a black-and-white photograph of four dark figures surrounding the chalk outline of a body. In the image, there are patches of stained asphalt …

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Resistance and feminism: what to expect from this year’s Armory Show

The much-anticipated contemporary art carnival hittings New York with a range of provocative pieces, taking aim at Trump and highlighting the work of female artists It’s that time of year again, when black-clad art enthusiasts descend upon New York’s Armory Show, the labyrinth-like contemporary art carnival at Piers 92 and 94 in midtown Manhattan. Kicking …

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Shanghai Sacred: inside China’s religious resurgence- photo essay

Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of Chinas largest city, uncovering the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Bahaism, Hinduism to Taoism China is undergoing one of the great religious resurgences of our time. …

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Shanghai Sacred: inside China’s religious resurgence- photo essay

Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of Chinas largest city, uncovering the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Bahaism, Hinduism to Taoism China is undergoing one of the great religious revivals of our time. …

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‘Her tragedy is to look like me’: Jim Broadbent’s graphic novel

What does an Oscar-winning actor do with time on his hands? Team up with cartoonist Dix to tell the story of a vengeful 17 th-century peasant You may not think you know Dulle Griet but you probably do- she’s the breastplated peasant striding across a war-torn land towards the mouth of hell in one of …

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