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Pop is now too controlled to allow a maverick like Mick Rock to flourish | Sean O’Hagan
The great photographer, who has just died, collaborated with a golden age of musicians

Sean O’Hagan

21, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Black Paper by Teju Cole review – how do we defy these dark times?
The novelist and critic travels through genres and across the globe in these thoughtful, powerful essays about the lives of migrants and man’s inhumanity

Sean O’Hagan

21, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Haunting monotones: inside the strange world of Eikoh Hosoe
A survey of the work of the Japanese photographer, best known for his controversial collaboration with writer Yukio Mishima, shows the intensity of his vision has not diminished

Sean O’Hagan

14, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jane Campion: ‘Film-making set me free… it was as if I had found myself’
The trailblazing director on how #MeToo inspired her first feature in more than a decade, the revisionist western The Power of the Dog

Sean O’Hagan

07, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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1,000 Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei review – a life of dissent
The artist’s memoir reveals a rebellious spirit, inherited from his persecuted poet father, which sustained him through detention by Chinese authorities

Sean O’Hagan

24, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I used to breakdance outside Snappy Snaps in legwarmers’ – Stephen Gill’s exhausted farewell to photography
He buries prints underground, speaks to ants and once let ravens dismantle his camera. As a retrospective opens in his native Bristol, the brilliantly restless photographer looks back on 25 years of compelling images

Sean O’Hagan

22, Oct, 2021 @10:54 AM

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Major Labels by Kelefa Sanneh review – an unapologetic defence of music’s defining categories
This often fascinating history of genres and their role in establishing our identities would have been even better with more personal touches

Sean O’Hagan

10, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘People arrived for work and got vaporised’: how Kikuji Kawada captured the trauma of Hiroshima
The holy grail of Japanese photobooks, Kawada’s Chizu was five years in the making and changes hands for £25,000 a copy. Now a new edition revisits his personal archeology of a nation’s pain

Sean O’Hagan

04, Oct, 2021 @3:08 PM

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Meet the real Helen Levitt, New York’s most intimate chronicler
A retrospective of the US street photographer overturns conventional wisdom about her work, revealing it as political and human

Sean O’Hagan

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Something magical happens’: the cameras helping refugee children to heal
We talk to the person behind an extraordinary project in Turkey, where children, most of them refugees, have been given old analogue cameras and taught the art of photography

Sean O’Hagan

19, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Souvenir by Michael Bracewell review – the London that time forgot
These atmospheric recollections of the capital of the 1970s and 80s, and the artists it inspired, conjures a city – and a culture – in a less rapacious age

Sean O’Hagan

14, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From Hokusai to Himid: the unmissable art and architecture of autumn 2021
Hokusai explodes into Britain, Sebastião Salgado paddles up the Amazon, Lubaina Himid gets a retrospective – and an eccentric postmodern bath finally opens to the public

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones , Oliver Wainwright and Sean O’Hagan

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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