Even if the sexual activity of Gill was not widely known in 1931 when this classic work was first published, his repeated references to “love-making” might have suggested that his interests were not purely typographical. On the latter subject, he is authoritative: “Lettering is for us the Roman alphabet.”
Western Art Movements In The 20th Century And After
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Sunday 04 March 2012
Doctor L's production on Tony Allen's Black Voices made it one of the most innovative albums of 2000.
Friday 13 January 2012
This reissue of Michael Nyman's second album from 1981 – effectively his first with a Michael Nyman Band that included Alexander Balanescu and Roderick Skeaping – has aged well.
Sunday 08 January 2012
The creator of Secret Cinema has teamed up with one of London's most distinctive eateries. Sarah Morrison takes a bite
Sunday 01 January 2012
It's a good year for British landscapes, but Munch and Mondrian lead the Continental challenge
Tuesday 13 December 2011
An author has died. Let us begin to quote him. "Have I any posthumous last words?" Gilbert Adair asked at the end of his 1992 novel, The Death of the Author. "Not really. As I have discovered to my disappointment, death is merely the displaced name for a linguistic predicament, and I rather feel like asking for my money back – as perhaps you do too, Reader, on closing this mendacious and mischievous and meaningless book."
Sunday 01 May 2011
Monday 10 January 2011
From prints and colour to minimalism and rock chick: take the catwalk trends as your inspiration and start planning your spring wardrobe.
Sunday 29 November 2009
Wednesday 02 April 2008
This Sunday The Independent is giving away Luis Buñuel’s classic film Exterminating Angel.
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Wednesday 29 September 2004
After blockbuster art deco and art nouveau shows, the Victoria & Albert museum in London is to stage the country's most comprehensive exhibition on the Arts and Crafts movement started by John Ruskin and William Morris.
Tuesday 24 August 2004
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Friday 13 February 2004
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