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London Art Fair 2013 Review: 12 Top Picks

Painting, installation, sculpture, screen prints. My twelve favourite finds from this year's London Art Fair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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The London Art Fair hosts a bewildering variety of artist talent under one roof at the Business Design Centre. From the banal (the LED artwork above, almost identical to a gadget in the baby sensory room at my local Sure Start centre) to the dreadful (oh god, bad painting) to the sublime (pretty much anything below) to the derivative (copycat Damian Hirst Skulls-R-Us) - you can expect to find it all here. I negotiated the thronging crowds at the 2013 London Art Fair with boyfriend and baby in tow - here are my most interesting discoveries.

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At Danielle Arnaud Sarah Woodfine had constructed an… read more

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The Owl Dancers – Porcelain Plates by Tiff McGinnis aka Grande Dame

Tiff McGinnis first came to my attention as Crazygirl, appearing in the first ever print issue of Amelia's Magazine. Now she's back with a grand new project combining music and art. And to celebrate the launch of Grande Dame she's produced a limited edition range of porcelain plates featuring Dancing Owls. Fab.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Who remembers the very first issue of Amelia’s Magazine? Come on, I know I only printed 1000 of the buggers but there’s got to be a few people out there …

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Music: Interview with Cults

Spontaneous, fear of growing up, adult responsibility and cults - make for a happy mix in the music duo, Cults. Here follows an interview with the private Californians.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Gemma Smith
Cults are a New York duo with a 60s guitar pop sound. Their debut album is out in May and I can’t wait. Go Outside has transported …

Red Bull Music Academy: Steve Reich Lecture on Tuesday 16th February 2010

An edited transcript of the lecture given by Steve Reich at the Red Bull Music Academy on Tuesday 16th February, with illustrations by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Steve Reich is a seriously cult figure for contemporary beats based music. Famed for his minimalist compositions from the 60s onwards he continues to be active …

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Leon Diaper: Photographer Spotlight

Leon Diaper's photography takes you for a walk on the wild side of modern America

Written by Leon Diaper

All photographs courtesy of Leon Diaper
Leon Diaper is a 23-year-old very talented photographer hailing from New Forest. Leon graduated last summer from the art institute of Bournemouth where he had …

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Lemonade – An Interview

A thirst quenching reason to party

Written by Katie Weatherall

Lemonade are Callan Clendenin, Alex Pasternak and Ben Steidel, three gents from San Francisco who brought their party to Brooklyn shores, in search of dance music domination, toeing the line …

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Review: Deerhoof at Scala, London, 1st July 2009

Written by Gareth David

If you don’t know who Deerhoof are, you might want to check your sources, reprimand your social group, and consider reading better magazines (and blogs, of course). Deerhoof haven’t quite …

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Music Listings: 29th June- 4th July

Gigs of the Week, Monday, Tuesday, Music Days!

Written by Roisin Conway

Monday 29th June
Regina Spektor, Serpentine Sessions, Hyde Park, London.
I love London summers, blessed as we are with plenty of lush green space. Hyde Park are putting on a good …