Madina Gasimi

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Kim Gordon addresses her controversial Lana Del Rey comments

If this year has been the year of explosive memoirs, Kim Gordon’s <i>Girl in a Band</i> was the one that burned the brightest (apart from Grace Jones’, obviously ­– we’re still not quite over those cocaine tips). Anyway, the Godmother of Grunge didn’t pull any punches in her autobiography, from calling …

Lana Del Rey

Grimes Auctions Original Art to Benefit National Observer

Grimes is a vocal supporter of <i>National Observer</i>, a forthcoming publication from the people behind the <i>Vancouver Observer</i> which will report on Canada's energy policy and environmental issues. It was recently funded via Kickstarter earlier this year, and to further support the cause, she's auctioning …

Leonardo da Vinci's Geological Observations Revolutionized Renaissance Art

<i>“It’s their art, to stop at every stone and carry out an investigation at every layer of earth!”<br>- Swiss author Rodolphe Toepffer, describing geologists</i><p>During the Renaissance, geologically extraordinary events -and even the study of common rocks – inspired great artists and sometimes even …

Art

The Observer/Anthony Burgess prize for arts journalism 2015 – call for entries

How to enter this year’s competition<p>The aim of the competition is to reward new and exciting writing on arts and cultural subjects. The winning piece will be a 1,500-word review of a book, film, a concert, a ballet, a stage play or a TV show. The winner will receive £2,000 and the opportunity to …

Journalism

Ten Steps to Modernism: From Matisse to Rothko

A new exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton explores the artistic steps that created the idea of Modernism<p>The first half of the 20th century was a …

Art

X-ray of Rembrandt painting reveals more than the eye can see

There's more than meets the eye in artist Rembrandt van Rijn's famous 17th-century painting, "Susanna and the Elders," according to a new study.<p>To …

Rothko's Jewish Influences?

<i>Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel</i><p>by Annie Cohen-Solal<p>Yale University Press, 281 pages, $25<p>What is it that gives the paintings of Mark Rothko their tremendous power? Why do those squares of vibrating color, that seem to float in space, somehow liberated from their canvases, exert such …

Artists