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‘I’m doing what may be my last paintings’: Frank Auerbach on his new self-portraits and turning 92 The Guardian


He has painted the same people over and over, sometimes for 40 years, dabbing, rubbing out, then starting again. Although the great artist now has to hold on to his easel to work, he still hopes to die with a brush in his hand. Read here

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Andreas Gursky on the photograph that changed everything: 'It was pure intuition' The Guardian


It went against all he had been taught. But this image of Salerno harbour was a turning point for the great photographer, paving the way to his epic landscapes. Read here

Mohamed Bourouissa on France’s identity crisis: ‘We’ve got catching up to do!’ The Guardian


The French Algerian artist uses photography, rap music and the frequencies of trees to shine a light on marginalised communities. Read here




Listening To The Listeners: Low Interviewed The Quietus


Dale Berning Sawa talks to Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker about their career - both quiet and loud. Read here

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An-My Lê on her Silent General (Fragment II) series The Guardian


‘It’s a response to the school shootings’. Read here




Unbounded Exploration: An Interview with patten The Quietus


Following the release of his dazzling Warp debut album ESTOILE NAIANT, Dale Berning Sawa meets up with the London artist to discuss language and meaning. Read here

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David Goldblatt on his best summer shot The Guardian


‘It’s harvest time and life is harsh’. Read here

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Fused: Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto Interviewed The Quietus


Dale Berning Sawa caught up with Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto in anticipation of their London performance to talk about what makes a collaboration of this calibre possible, and necessary, and the sounds they treasure most.. Read here




Hicham Benohoud on the boy with the cardboard feet The Guardian


‘I was bored teaching art in Marrakech, so I started taking photographs of my students instead’. Read here

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Four queer women defying the snow: Mikael Owunna's best photograph The Guardian


‘Snow evokes the west, Europe, the far north – places that have historically been hostile to black people. So this is like an assertion: we’re going to take this place for ourselves’. Read here




Until One Of Us Dies: An Interview With Maher Shalal Hash Baz  The Quietus


"I'm like a prodigal son," says Tori Kudo; partner Reiko prefers to stay home with her cats. They tell Dale Berning Sawa  about life in Maher Shalal Hash Baz. Read here




Pixy Liao's best photograph: eating a papaya off my boyfriend's crotch The Guardian


‘There was this trend of eating sushi from a woman’s naked body. So when I found the perfect papaya, I knew exactly how to shoot it’. Read here

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Yto Barrada's best photograph: the prawn factory where women can't talk The Guardian


‘The women peel prawns all day while a big tube pumps in cold air, making a deafening noise. They get few breaks and a manager walks up and down telling them to get back to work’. Read here




Nothing But Heart: Alan Sparhawk of Low's Favourite Albums The Quietus


Low and Retribution Gospel Choir play in the UK next week. In advance of a full interview on the Quietus next week, frontman Alan Sparhawk spoke to Dale Berning Sawa about his thirteen favourite album. Read here




Why Tarek Atoui's new collection of musical instruments is striking an unfamiliar chord The Guardian


It’s an instrument - but how do you play it and what does it sound like? The discovery of a stash of obscure instruments has inspired a performance artwork at Tate Modern – Dale Berning Sawa took part. Read here


‘My parents’ trauma is my trauma’ – Veronica Ryan on making first Windrush monument The Guardian


With a solo show, a commission to make UK’s first Windrush monument and an OBE, the British artist has stepped out of the shadows. here



The Atlas des régions naturelles: France as you've never seen her before The Guardian

They set out to capture the forgotten France, the everyday architecture of emptied towns and overlooked villages – before their uniqueness is lost for ever. Eric Tabuchi and Nelly Monnier talk us through their vast photographic atlas. Read more here

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"When something goes wrong, we can’t just go and fix her." The Guardian


A planetary scientist on the Mars Curiosity team details the rover's journey to date. Read here




We Need Horses On Stage... And Lassos: Santigold Interviewed The Quietus


Dale Berning Sawa talks to Santi White about the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, obsessive listening and post punk. Read here




Talismanic And Thirty: The Strange World Of... Yo La Tengo The Quietus


Three decades of music-making hasn’t dulled the Hoboken group’s ability to stop their listeners in their tracks. Dale Berning Sawa gives the casual listener a guide to the high points of their career. Read here




Keep The Wheel Spinning: Yo La Tengo Interviewed The Quietus


Dale Berning Sawa talks to Yo La Tengo about their Spin the Wheel tour, the element of surprise and Spongebob Squarepants. Read here

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