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Top 10 January Recommendations

Derek Jarman
Derek Jarman © Ray Dean

1. Derek Jarman, Pandemonium – January 23
To mark the 20th anniversary of Derek Jarman’s death, from an HIV-related illness in February 1994, Somerset House will host an exhibition featuring his creative practices as director, filmmaker, set designer, painter, diarist, poet, gardener and gay rights activist, and examining his relationship with London throughout the 1970s.

2. BFI Southbank Film Screenings –…

Burning the Pyramids (Art of Mirrors), Derek Jarman, 1970-73 Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine in Rebecca, 1940 Joaquin Phoenix in Her Detail of Flower Ballet, a textile designed by Salvador Dalí, circa 1947, printed by Wesley Simpson on their ‘Pebble Crêpe’ rayon Full moon at Cape Verde William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Tangier, 1957 Unknown photographer, Burroughs in the Hotel Villa Mouniria Garden, Tangier Compagnie Philippe Genty

The Best of 2013: An Intellectual Fashion

Grayson Perry, in AnOther Magazine A/W11
Grayson Perry, in AnOther Magazine A/W11 Photography by Gareth McConnell

In his column, An Intellectual Fashion, critical thinker Donatien Grau swirls the seemingly incompatible concepts of fashion and academia into a cocktail of sartorial wisdom, design nous and political intent. Interviewing a pantheon of designers, artists, writers, creatives and innovators, he has delicately probed them into exploring the personal manifestos that guide their work and the way they dress, th…

The Best of 2013: Quotes of the Year

Father and Son, Juergen Teller
Father and Son, Juergen Teller Photography by Juergen Teller

A highlight of the AnOther website is Jefferson Hack’s version of the Proust Questionnaire, in which he asks key individuals from art, fashion, culture and music the same series of intriguing questions. Every person responds differently, and the result is a series of personal and illuminating interviews that get to the heart of some of the world’s most enthralling characters. Here we present our favourite quote…

The Best of 2013: Insiders

Judy Blame
Judy Blame Photography by Eddie Monsoon

Kin Woo has been writing his Insiders column since 2009, delving behind the scenes and into the corners of the fashion industry, discovering the people who make the wheels turn. He has met photographers, filmmakers and stylists, agents, perfumiers and artisans. He has spoken to tattooists and milliners, the people who source for vintage stores and those who stock the best shops in the world. He has been inside the w…

Ceramics

Peach Blown Vase, 1886, Hobbs, Brockunier & Co.
Peach Blown Vase, 1886, Hobbs, Brockunier & Co.

Oh ceramics! Smashing!

Indeed.

Although I have to say I’m a little surprised you are starting this column new themes in contemporary art column with ceramics.

Oh really?

Yes! I was expecting Internet stuff. Fluorescent GIFs and Vine videos. Slimy animations of gunge? Gradients!

No, none of that. Well, not for the moment anyway.

Okay.  Let’s hear it then. What is so contemporary about ceramics?

Well, several artist…

Peach Blown Vase, 1886, Hobbs, Brockunier & Co.