Issue 4
October 2015

Looking at ideas from the past in the art of the present, this issue includes the role of women in Dada, Goya’s enduring influence on modern art, the inseparable nature of Sonia Delaunay’s life and work and the hallucinatory history of artists and intoxication.

From this issue

100 years ago, a group of artists gathered in Zürich and founded dada. A new book examines the under-valued role of women to this anarchic, wildly influential movement

BY Jörg Heiser |

In recent years, a number of historical exhibitions have been revisited and restaged. What's behind this impulse?

BY Jo Melvin |

In her book, Photographs of British Algae, Victorian botanist Anna Atkins reveals the beautiful process of cyanotype

BY Terry Castle |

Award-winning novelist Ali Smith responds to Sonia Delaunay's joyful and 'simultaneous' approach to life, art and design

BY Ali Smith |

Eileen Gray's restored modernist masterpiece, E.1027, has finally opened to the public

BY Olivia Laing |

Charlie Fox traces the diverse portrayal and experience of intoxication throughout art history 

BY Charlie Fox |

Francisco de Goya's influence on modern art

BY Matthew McLean |

What early 20th Century painters omitted from their representation of South Africa

BY Sean O'Toole |

The General Director of Rijksmuseum on the art that inspires him and why he would have loved to have listened to jazz with Piet Mondrian

David Campany talks about his latest exhibition at Le Bal, Paris and traces photography's inherently analytical nature 



BY Jennifer Higgie AND David Campany |