‘Mythic figure’: William Robinson, his friend Quentin Bryce and the true guiding force behind his art | Harms

‘Mythic figure’: William Robinson, his friend Quentin Bryce and the true guiding force behind his art |  Harms

In his studio at the foothills of Mt Coot-tha on a bend of the Ithaca Creek in Brisbane’s leafy western suburbs, William Robinson points to a painting that features his lifelong partner, Shirley. At first glance, though, his late wife is nowhere to be seen. Bill’s in the foreground in farm clobber. Behind him a … Read more

Five arresting photo books to look out for this autumn

Five arresting photo books to look out for this autumn

Leatherette, prosthetic breasts, and fashion world It Boys: we take a look through some of this season’s most extraordinary photo books… STEVEN KLEIN, STEVEN KLEIN “Steven is the only photographer I know who can turn a child’s inflatable pool into a sexual predator,” Vogue editor Phyllis Posnick once said of Steven Klein. As one of … Read more

France’s Ernaux, who long scrutinized himself, wins Nobel literature prize

France’s Ernaux, who long scrutinized himself, wins Nobel literature prize

Ernaux is the writer of many largely autobiographical books Works examine disparities of gender, language, class Literature award is the fourth of this year’s Nobels STOCKHOLM/PARIS, Oct 6 (Reuters) – French author Annie Ernaux won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for “the courage and clinical acuity” in her largely autobiographical books examining … Read more

Cannes Donkey Film ‘EO’ Unveils Trailer

Cannes Donkey Film ‘EO’ Unveils Trailer

It may officially be the year of the tiger in the Chinese Zodiac calendar, but in the world of film, it’s definitely the year of the wee donkey. The humble equine features in films such as Searchlight’s “The Banshees of Inisherin” and even Neon’s “Triangle of Sadness,” but nowhere is this loyal beast of burden … Read more

Book review of “The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change” by Geoff Dembicki

Book review of “The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change” by Geoff Dembicki

In November 1959 Edward Teller, “the father of the hydrogen bomb,” told a group of oil company executives and scientists gathered at Columbia University that continued burning of fossil fuels would warm the planet, potentially melting the ice caps and submerging New York and other coastal cities — posing a threat to civilization comparable to … Read more

Gorgeous four-acre oceanfront Hampton home owned by Canadian art collector lists for $150 MILLION

Gorgeous four-acre oceanfront Hampton home owned by Canadian art collector lists for 0 MILLION

The sprawling double-manse located just steps from the ocean in Southampton, New York is currently listed for $150 million, but is struggling to find a buyer. The stunning estate, dubbed La Dune for the sandy dune it sits behind, is owned by controversial Canadian art magazine publisher and collector Louise Blouin, 63. If sold at … Read more

How To Find The Best Kindle Book Deals Every Day

How To Find The Best Kindle Book Deals Every Day

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon has such a vast catalog that it can seem intimidating. Although I always have a long TBR list, I can find it hard to decide what to read next or to keep up with all the deals. … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle declined queen’s invite to Balmoral twice, author claims: ‘A source of regret’

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle declined queen’s invite to Balmoral twice, author claims: ‘A source of regret’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle allegedly declined an invitation to see Queen Elizabeth II twice before the monarch passed away in September. The claim was made by Vanity Fair’s royal correspondent Katie Nicholl, who has written a new book titled, “The New Royals: Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy and the Future of the Crown.” In it, she … Read more