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'Rock Graphic Originals: Revolutions in Sonic Art from Plate to Print ‘55–’88' presents counterculture’s psychedelic poster art from its beat origins to its stadium rock zenith.

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2018 marked the passing of 100 years since the deaths of four major Viennese modernists — Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser, and Otto Wagner — and the Austrian capital is celebrating in style with a number of centenary exhibitions and events. But the extraordinary flourishing of Vienna’s fin-de-siècle wasn’t just about radical nudes, big buildings, and these four famous men. Our new book, 'Vienna 1900 Complete', explores all artistic fields of this remarkable cultural moment, with a particular focus on its all too often overlooked female practitioners.

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Features

Who Was Ashurbanipal?

11 Jun, 2019

Warrior. Scholar. Empire builder. King slayer. Lion hunter. Librarian. The major exhibition at The British Museum in November was about one of history’s greatest forgotten kings – Ashurbanipal. Never heard of him? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone! Here is a quick guide to this powerful and fascinating ancient ruler.

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Author Interviews

Beyond the Camera with Robert Fairer

14 Nov, 2018

American Vogue’s renowned backstage photographer, Robert Fairer, takes us behind-the-scenes of one of the most influential fashion houses in the world.

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As NASA marked its sixtieth anniversary in October last year, we looked back at some of the most important milestones in spaceflight and discovery, taken from 'The History of Space Exploration'.

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Author Interviews

The Inspiration Behind 'Ravens & Red Lipstick'

30 Oct, 2018

Author Lena Fritsch joins us to discuss how her love of Japanese photography since 1945 led her to create one of the first introduction to and study of the subject to be published in English.

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'Civilization' shows how contemporary photography, notably art photography, is fascinated by — and attempts to decode and communicate — the way we live today.

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We spoke to the author of 'Josef Albers: Life and Work', writer and art critic Charles Darwent, about the Bauhaus power couple, Josef and Anni Albers, and why Josef Albers would have hated his book.

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Features

Magnum China - Read an Extract

01 Nov, 2018

Many of Magnum’s most renowned photographers have photographed China, returning time and again, their fascination growing in line with the country’s burgeoning accessibility and international influence. We take a look at some of the stunning photos from 'Magnum China'.

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Since the birth of the Chinese movie industry in 1920, over 300 movie periodicals were created; although little trace now remains of that once-flourishing print genre, 'Chinese Movie Magazines' collates and contextualizes more than 500 full-colour covers, “from Charlie Chaplin to Chairman Mao”.

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