Holiday Reading: Modern and Contemporary Classics

‘Tis the season for curling up under a blanket by the fire with a nice whisky, and catching up on all those books you’ve been meaning to read but haven’t had time. Here are five modern and contemporary classics to pack in your holiday suitcase to satisfy (almost) every mood, from the political, nostalgic, poetic and…

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Summer Art Reads

Summer is not yet over. So, whether you’re lounging in the garden and soaking up the last rays of sun, or cruising (not that kind) the Med on a boat, there’s still time to leisurely lose yourself in a good book.

Here are five inspired, and inspiring, art (and music) reads to sink your teeth into.

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Art and Fashion in the 21st Century

The intersection between art and fashion, although not all that new, looks to be a growing trend that isn’t subsiding anytime soon. Earlier this month, Damien Hirst and Miuccia Prada unveiled their Doha desert pop-up juice bar, decked out as a chemist in a reinterpretation of the artist’s late 1990s ‘Pharmacy Restaurant’ (it was accompanied…

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Off the Shelf : Autumn 2013

There’s a chill in the air, daylight is getting shorter, and perhaps you just want to spend the weekend curled up in bed with a glass of red wine and a good book. Here are eleven new releases to add to your book list this season and make for an au courant dinner conversation. Comic…

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