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reviews and essays

art

Review [pdf] of Bill Viola/Michelangelo at the Royal Academy

Review of Jesse Darling's The Ballad of St Jerome at the Tate Britain

Review [pdf] of Becoming Plant at Tenderpixel

'Life of a Naturalist' [pdf] — review of Mark Dion, Theatre of the Natural World

Review [pdf] of the Tate's Queer British Art exhibition

'slipping silently into god' [pdf] — review of dom Sylvester Houédard, Typestracts

animals

'Cramping their style' [pdf] — review of Helen Macdonald, Vesper Flights

'Coming Home' [pdf] — review of Katharine Rundell, The Explorer

''"He has what people call charm": Gavin Maxwell's otters' [pdf] — essay on Maxwell's Ring of Bright Water trilogy

poetry, music, film

'Awake awake' [pdf] — review of Shirley Collins, All in the Downs, and Steve Roud, Folk Song in England

'I just take everything and I don’t know anything' [pdf] — on Todd Haynes, Carol

'You'll never get a result out of me' [pdf] — review of Out of Everywhere 2

other

'At once intimate and immense' [pdf] — review of Robert McCarter, The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture

'A Sense of Place' [pdf] — review of IRIS 1

'The way lint collects' [pdf] — review of William H. Gass, On Being Blue, Carol Mavor, Blue Mythologies, Michel Pastoureau, Green: The History of a Color and Sabine Doran, The Culture of Yellow