Opinion: November 2016

 
Elton John’s new vision

Elton John’s new vision

Visual Culture, Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

‘The Radical Eye’, the superstar’s opulently framed collection of modernist photography, is a…

 
Feminist scrutiny

Feminist scrutiny

Reviews, Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

Photographs challenge norms of female sexuality, beauty and domesticity. The first in a new series of…

 
Browsing, or reading?

Browsing, or reading?

Magazines, Visual Culture

Rick Poynor

A new shop demonstrates the global resurgence of indie magazines. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Editorial Eye 92

Editorial Eye 92

Editorial

John L. Walters

In the feature ‘Tune out, dive deep, read on’, Riposte magazine founders Shaz Madani…
 
Editorial Eye 91

Editorial Eye 91

John L. Walters

Every city resonates to the rhythms of the graphic marks made on its surfaces, from…
 
From trade to poetry

From trade to poetry

Rick Poynor

Barcelona’s new Museu del Disseny shows how design can claim a space for itself. Critique by Rick Poynor…

 
Depth and ambiguity

Depth and ambiguity

Visual Culture

Rick Poynor

Another Way of Telling, by John Berger and Jean Mohr, extends the possibilities of the photographic…

 
Cold War culture-jammer

Cold War culture-jammer

Design history, Visual Culture

Rick Poynor

Hispanic photomonteur Josep Renau aimed Technicolor jets of scorn at the mirage of US consumerist…

 
Online rhetoric

Online rhetoric

Visual Culture

Rick Poynor

Though intended to make its contents ‘democratic’, art website The Space is a perplexing jumble.…

 
Editorial Eye 90

Editorial Eye 90

John L. Walters

The wider world’s interpretation of type and typography can be broad, vague…
 
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