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Review: Commando, the perfect embodiment of 80’s Schwarzenegger

Favorite Now this is a movie I’ve been dying to review for quite some time.    I’m a big Arnold Schwarzenegger fan (yes, I can spell his last same without looking it up on Google), and I especially love his 80s output: films like Conan the Barbarian, Predator, and course,…

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Overwatch Anniversary Event Goes Live

Favorite UPDATE: The Event is now live. By Miranda Sanchez UPDATE: The Overwatch Anniversary event has begun – you can download the update on PS4, Xbox One and PC from now. As previously revealed, three new Arena maps are available (called Castillo, Necropolis and Black Forest), as well as plethora of…

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The Last Jedi Cast Photos Reveal Captain Phasma Unmasked

Favorite A new look at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s has been revealed via Vanity Fair’s new Annie Leibovitz covers, including a first look at Captain Phasma unmasked. As both a 40th anniversary celebration for Star Wars Episode IV — A New Hope and in anticipation of The Last…

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‘Southern Routes’ at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More ... Read More

Review: Commando, the perfect embodiment of 80’s Schwarzenegger

Now this is a movie I’ve been dying to review for quite some time.    I’m a big Arnold Schwarzenegger fan (yes, I can spell his last same without looking ... Read More

5 things to see at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, ... Read More

Santiago Sierra commemorates the Syrian war dead

The Spanish conceptual artist Santiago Sierra is staging a major performance that will last nine or ten days, during which the names of people who have died in the Syrian ... Read More

Chris Killip’s chronicle of de-industrialised Britain

What I became, by default, was the photographer of the de-Industrial Revolution, says the artist Chris Killip, whose powerful black-and-white images of devastated working-class communities in northern England will be ... Read More

Young Danish designer reimagines the rocking chair at Carl Hansen’s New York showroom

Copenhagen-based Anker Bak has created a foldable rocking chair that incorporates traditional materials with a minimalist approach. The young designer's rocking chair is his first collaboration with Carl Hansen & Son and is being showcased ... Read More

Screen Memory: Three London Exhibitions Bring the Past into the Present

On ‘Screen Memory’ at Simon Lee and Wolfgang Tillmans and Robert Rauschenberg shows at Tate Modern Read More ... Read More

AnarchyVision: ALIEN: COVENANT, Cannes 2017, OKJA, LOVELESS, THE SQUARE

A look at the latest in the Alien franchise, as well as Cannes gems Loveless, The Square, and how Okja's Neflix nature has unsettled local purists. Do you feel this ... Read More

Which product would you redesign to make less dangerous?

Last week, we wrote about a new start-up company which is rethinking the motorbike to make riding in Africa safer. Now, designers tell us which everyday item needs to be ... Read More

Life as a refugee: VR experience lined up for Lacma and Prada

A seven-minute virtual reality piece by the Oscar-winning director Alejandro Irritu putting you in the shoes of Mexican refugees will be shown at the Fondazione Prada in Milan and the ... Read More

Another barn storm over Schwitters

Kurt Schwitterss Merz Barn in the Lake District of Northern England is under threat of being sold on the open market after Arts Council England (ACE) rejected a funding application ... Read More

“Smart furniture” creates valuable storage space in 25-square-metre flat by Naimi Architecture

A piece of furniture that combines a bed, a wardrobe and a washing machine is among the space-saving solutions that Naimi Architecture has created inside this tiny Barcelona apartment. The Barcelona- ... Read More

From the Archives: Glenway Wescott Defends Florine Stettheimer, in 1947

At the opening of Florine Stettheimer’s Museum of Modern Art retrospective in 1946, her sister, Ettie Stettheimer, reportedly said, “I feel that this is the beginning of something.” For a ... Read More

Cannes 2017 Review: CLAIRE’S CAMERA, Hong Sangsoo’s Low-Key Cannes Holiday

Love him or hate him, Hong Sangsoo has been remarkably consistent with his films, which both offer viewers a familiar framework and new variations on his favorite themes. His 20th ... Read More

London Design Festival reveals programme for 2017

The 15th edition of the festival will see installations from the likes of Camille Walala and Ross Lovegrove, as well as a new exhibition called Design Frontiers at Somerset House ... Read More

Low total for Sotheby’s first African art sale (but what is “African” art?)

The first ever sale of African art by Sothebys London on 16 May reflected both the current interest in the art and the immaturity of this market, and posed the ... Read More

Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection

Dr Oetker, a family-owned German manufacturer of food products, says it has reached an agreement to compensate the heirs of Emma Budge for a 17th-century silver cup in the shape ... Read More

EKAR Architects designs concrete-block Thailand house for vet and pharmacist siblings

This mixed-used building in Thailand includes the home and work spaces of a pair of siblings, arranged around planted courtyards and perforated concrete-block walls. Bangkok-based Ekar Architects were tasked by the two siblings, one a ... Read More

Bollywood RAMBO Remake Signs Tiger Shroff’s Perm In Lead Role

This is it, the news that literally NO ONE was waiting for, Bollywood's officially licensed remake of Rambo has found its star. That man is Tiger Shroff. I'm not a ... Read More

YouTube unveils first own-brand typeface

YouTube Sans takes inspiration from the brand’s play button symbol, and has been designed by its in-house UX team alongside brand consultancy Saffron. The post YouTube unveils first own-brand typeface ... Read More

Anti-colonial Australian works among new acquisitions made by Tate and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

The Tate in London and Sydneys Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) have acquired five works, including three paintings by the emerging Melbourne-born artist Helen Johnson, as part of a ... Read More

Scientific models in the spotlight in Manchester

Conservators from the Manchester Museum painstakingly removed a century of grime from around 25 objects used as life science teaching aids ahead of an exhibition opening this month that presents ... Read More

Tony Erapüro bases exhibition identity on Olafur Eliasson mirror installation

Finnish designer Tony Erapüro took inspiration from geometry, architecture and Peter Saville to create the graphics for Olafur Eliasson's Pentagonal Landscapes exhibition. The graphic identity spans invitations, posters, leaflets, books and ... Read More

Crystal Bridges Museum Receives $15 M. for Education Initiatives

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, has received $15 million from the Windgate Charitable Foundation. The gift will go toward the creation of the Windgate Educational ... Read More

Hey Australia! Win Tickets to See 29+1 in Cinemas!

Kearen Pang makes her debut as a film director with this adaptation of her own play of the same title. She wrote, directed and starred in the original play.  Thanks ... Read More

Monotype’s Nadine Chahine on designing a new typeface for Dubai

Earlier this month Monotype launched a new font for Dubai, as part of a collaborative effort with the city’s Executive Council and Microsoft. We speak to the type foundry’s UK ... Read More
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