Francesca Gavin


Untitled, from the 'Sailor and the Cyclist' series
Life & CultureFeatureInside the UK’s First Tom of Finland ExhibitionOpening today, Tom of Finland: Love and Liberation is the first public show of the Finnish artist’s work on British shoresFrancesca Gavin
Gus Van Sant Hollywood painting watercolour exhibition 2018
Life & CultureInterviewGus Van Sant Speaks on His Recent Paintings“I like to see beauty in as many things as I can” – the My Own Private Idaho director opens up about his artistic practice and his first New York solo show, Gus Van Sant: Recent Paintings, Hollywood BoulevardFrancesca Gavin
Still from Distant Planet
Life & CultureFeatureThe Director Behind Gucci’s Italo Disco DocumentaryAs Distant Planet launches in Italy, we meet the director and visual artist behind it, Josh Blaaberg, who discusses the fantasy that defines this very Italian genreFrancesca Gavin
Linder Sterling feminist art porn punk Presentation of Self
Life & CultureLongreadPunk Artist Linder Sterling’s Erotic MasterpiecesFeminist punk provocateur Linder Sterling sliced porn magazines and shopping catalogues into explosive montages attacking the patriarchy of 70s England. Here, the legendary collage artist looks back at the transformative scene that spawned herFrancesca Gavin
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Life & CultureFeatureThe Secret History of Cross-DressersThe curator of the Photographers’ Gallery’s new exhibition about cross-dressing unpacks the lesser-known history of this practiceFrancesca Gavin
Style & GroomingPhoto StoryTelfar Opens ‘Nude’ Exhibition in MilanThe Queens native discusses his show and the ‘Telfar world tour’ which is about to commenceFrancesca Gavin
Life & CultureFeatureFrieze: The Biggest Talking Points at this Year’s FairThis weekend 160 galleries took over Regent’s Park for London’s biggest art fair – here, Francesca Gavin selects five highlightsFrancesca Gavin