Derek Jarman

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‘You might as well be on the moon’: the authors taking residence in Derek Jarman’s home
Deborah Levy and Juno Dawson are among the writers and artists who have stayed at the film-maker’s cottage in Dungeness. On a rare tour of the property, Laura Barton hears how the project came about

Laura Barton

19, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Beyond Movietown: Derek Jarman’s lost ‘novel’ echoes through his oeuvre
Published for the first time, Through the Billboard Promised Land Without Ever Stopping, chimes with many of the obsessions the director carried through his films

Jessica White

02, Nov, 2022 @11:31 AM

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‘She disappears or goes blank like Garbo’: the enigma of Tilda Swinton
The British actor’s new films show the full spectrum of her capabilities as the most unconventional of Hollywood A-listers

Guy Lodge

21, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The week in theatre: All of Us; Jarman – review
Disablism, austerity and therapy-speak fuel Francesca Martinez’s jolting drama, while Mark Farrelly channels Derek Jarman in a rush of memories

Susannah Clapp

14, Aug, 2022 @9:30 AM

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From Poirot to poppers! Jarman award shortlist celebrates ‘risk-taking’ film-makers
Contenders for the £10,000 video art prize offer up a range of work, from explorations of the UK prison system to surreal skin cream adverts

Tim Jonze

28, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Surreal fable’ by Derek Jarman to be published for the first time
The 10,000-word story about a blind young king and his valet will be released this autumn along with an audio version read by Jarman

Lucy Knight

13, Jun, 2022 @9:43 AM

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Nukes in the brooks: the artists who weaponised landscape art
From a cruise missile Constable to a rampaging neon giant, artists have always used rural settings to confront the uses and abuses of land. We go behind the scenes at a riveting new Liverpool show that captures their rebellious spirit

Nicholas Wroe

05, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Top 10 books about gardening
Going beyond how-to guides, these books encompass fiction, history, poetry and ecology to show how gardens can be places of liberation as well as beauty

Lulah Ellender

20, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tilda Swinton: ‘My ambition was always about having a house by the sea and some dogs’
The actor opens up about her queer years with Derek Jarman and her latest clutch of films, and reveals her plans for a career change. And all while taking her five spaniels for a walk

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The best art and architecture of 2021 – the year the galleries reopened
As the galleries reopened, Jean Dubuffet was recast as an incendiary prophet, Poussin revealed his raunchy side – and a giant Swedish ‘plyscraper’ showed the miracle of wood. Our critics rank the highlights of 2021

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones and Oliver Wainwright

20, Dec, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Derek Jarman: Protest! review – ‘Coherence is overrated’
From confrontational paintings about his Aids treatment to the sublime beauty of his film Blue, the late artist, writer, gay activist and gardener is revealed in his multifarious, contradictory talents

Adrian Searle

06, Dec, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Psychedelic cats, Louise Bourgeois’ dreams and the world’s first coffee house – the week in art
Louis Wain’s extraordinary cats, uncanny surrealism in Liverpool and a look at Islamic coffee culture from Sufi pioneers to the Ottoman empire – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

03, Dec, 2021 @2:08 PM

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