12 Aesthetica contents
22 Art in a Material World Pop Life investigates the role of the artist and 30 years of contemporary visual culture.
26 The World of Martin Parr A collection of over 40 recent works, including objects from Parr’s personal collection.
30 Contemporary Art from the Middle East Golden Gates challenges stereotypes and invites us to reconsider cultural preconceptions.
34 The Body is a Canvas Alex Box explores art and fashion in an eclectic display of the transgressions of make-up.
38 1968: Rebellion & Free Love Born in ‘68 reminisces on 40 years of free love, political protest, family values and social unrest.
42 Make Art: Make Films The launch of the Aesthetica International Film Competition with prizes and screenings.
44 This CD Doesn’t Sell As downloads become the norm, the effects on the music industry are far from subtle.
Art from the Middle East
56 In the Spirit of DiaghilevFeatures
This CD Doesn’t Sell
46 Telekinesis! The geography of dreams: From Seattle to Tokyo and the whole world in between.
Make Art: Make Films
48 Re-enchanting Everyday Life Keith Donohue explores the connection between human emotion and divine intervention.
56 In the Spirit of Diaghilev Innovation and collaboration for 21st Century ballet.Regulars15 News20 10 to See 50 New books: Black Water Rising55 Author Q&A: Attica Locke59 Live on Stage63 Listings65 Subscribe66 In conversation with: Julian StallabrassReviews51 Books47 Music
Re-enchanting Everyday Life
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Cover image: Make-up by Alex Box. Images: © Photography by Rankin. Part of the Alex Box exhibition at the Annroy Gallery, Kentish Town, London. Courtesy of the artist and Rankin. Used with kind permission.