Kate Webb: The Individual Complexity of Eleanor MarxJuly 2014
How we remember the woman at the heart of one of the nineteenth century’s most important collective movements.
Joanna Walsh: In South KensingtonDecember 2013
At the Victoria and Albert Museum, a skeptic studies life and death through architecture.
Abby Rabinowitz: The Elf DiariesDecember 2013
On a season spent in turmoil, transition, and the glitzy winter wonderland of Harrod's of London.
Ship WriteSeptember 2012
Isolated for one night in a boat overlooking the Thames, Geoff Dyer explores representations of reality through the lens of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
Claire Potter: After Britain’s Gold RushAugust 2012
London won its Olympic bid based on a promise to reinvigorate the nation’s interest in sport—now, after the Games, Parliament has to deliver the funds
Natasha Lewis: The Grand Project of the OlympicsJuly 2012
What the top-down planning of the games will bring to East London: dispersal zones, rooftop missiles, and a giant shopping mall.
The Olympian LandscapeJuly 2012
The sign pointing visitors to London’s 2012 Olympic Site could just as easily read “Dystopia For Rent.”