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Peter Blake: Collage

Clare Preston, David Hockney, Peter Blake, Natalie Rudd, Patrick Elliott

A Chronology of Film

A Cultural Timeline from the Magic Lantern to the Digital Screen Ian Haydn Smith

King Tutankhamun Tells All! (History Speaks)

Chris Naunton, Guilherme Karsten

Peter Blake on Pop Art, Elvis and the endless potential of collage

In this unmissable extract from ‘Peter Blake: Collage’ curator Natalie Rudd speaks to legendary collage artist Peter Blake – creator of the iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover – about ‘artistic retirement’, the beauty of Google, and what The Spice Girls have to do with Duchamp.

Colour, joy and timeless designs: Behind the scenes at Marimekko

Step into a world of printmaking at the much-loved Finnish design house and discover the perks of a ‘colour kitchen’, the simple pleasure of a coffee cup, and why Marimekko might have been an ice cream shop instead.

Mind-altering movies: How cinema changed our perception of reality

Hypnotic, hallucinogenic, with the power to raise the dead. Since the nineteenth century, films have continually proven their powerful effects on our psyche. Here, ‘The Mysteries of Cinema’ author Peter Conrad explores five iconic movies that have changed our view of reality.

Coming soon: ‘Vivienne Westwood Catwalk’

Announcing the first comprehensive overview of Vivienne Westwood’s womenswear collections, from her 1981 debut to today, presented through original catwalk photography.

Podcast: What should an art museum be?

In this episode, ‘The Art Museum in Modern Times’ author Charles Saumarez Smith takes us inside the world’s leading galleries, exploring the ‘Disneyfication’ of the art museum, how architecture influences art, the uniquely contemporary role of the museum café, and why COVID might have lasting impacts on curatorial creativity.

Leif Podhajský on nature, art, infinity and ‘New Psychedelia’

Thames & Hudson author and editor Evie Tarr recently caught up with celebrated artist and album cover designer Leif Podhajský to chat about Leif’s new monograph ‘New Psychedelia’. The pair explored mind-bending artwork, digital rituals, why contemplating death can be comforting, and how 21st century life is its own psychedelic drug.

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