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
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Tuesday 13 December 2011
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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
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Tuesday 24 August 2004
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