Graham Gouldman (10cc)

Graham Gouldman doesn’t answer the door when I’m standing in front of his house in North-West London. I call his manager, saying that he is not there, and he tells me he will call Graham. Within ten minutes, the bass guitarist of 10cc arrives, profusely apologising....
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Andrew Tuck – The Monocle Book

Some people may perceive it as arrogant to title your first book ‘The Monocle Guide to Better Living’, thinking “who are you to tell me how to improve my life.” The editors of Moncole, though, can rightly use this title as the content fully delivers to the book’s...

Sylvain Le Guen – 200% Fan

How fan designer, Sylvain Le Guen, is creating a fan from the print editions of 200%. Like a flower blossoming, there is a magical discovery when you unfurl the fans of Sylvain Le Guen. Gifted with an unbridled imagination, the Frenchman has created exquisite fans...

Frieze London 2013

A selection of works, for its inauguration, is presented at Frieze London 2013. Elmgreen & Dragset, But I’m on the Guest List, Too!, 2013, Victoria Miro There were some artists in the Frieze Sculpture park that used mirrors as material for their sculptures, such...

Frieze Masters 2013

Suitably impressed by the level of work that was presented at the second edition of Frieze Masters, a fair that showcased work made before the year 2000, ranging from the ancient era and old masters to the late 20th century. As a consequence of the successful,...

89plus Marathon

Underneath the curvy, swirling white roof of Zaha Hadid’s futuristic new building, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, the voices of a future generation were heard as the Serpentine Gallery hosted their eighth Marathon session. This year’s theme was 89plus, and for two...

Noma Bar

For his new exhibition, ‘Cut the Conflict’, the Israeli-born graphic artist, Noma Bar, has turned himself into a peace maker who attempts to bring together nations that are engaged in a conflict. One of the striking images in the show refers to the impasse between...

Graham Gouldman (10cc)

Graham Gouldman doesn’t answer the door when I’m standing in front of his house in North-West London. I call his manager, saying that he is not there, and he tells me he will call Graham. Within ten minutes, the bass guitarist of 10cc arrives, profusely apologising....