Yayoi Kusama: the world's favourite artist?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Yayoi Kusama Yayoi Kusama: the world’s favourite artist? After spending the past four decades in a psychiatric hospital, her name written out of art history, Yayoi Kusama became an art-world phenomenon in the age of the selfie Yayoi Kusama at work in Läs mer…

Sexual assault is fun if we can all 'lighten up' about it

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The week in patriarchy Feminism Sexual assault is fun if we can all ‘lighten up’ about it Arwa Mahdawi A South Carolina congressman makes a joke about allegations facing Brett Kavanaugh and manages to belittle Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the same time Ralph Norman, Läs mer…

Survivor criticises Paul Greengrass film on Anders Breivik massacre

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Paul Greengrass Victim’s sister speaks out over acclaimed movie 22 July Andrea Berntzen as the fictional lead character, Kaja, in Erik Poppe’s U – July 22. Survivors of the atrocity on the Norwegian island of Utøya in July 2011 will never need Läs mer…

Voulez-vous return your pebbles to our Mamma Mia beach?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Greece Greek islanders want tourists to stop pinching marble stones from scene of Abba movie Skiathos is losing too many pebbles. Photograph: Alamy Usually at this time of year, Greek beaches are basking in the sunlight of summer’s dying days. But recently the news Läs mer…

Agnès Varda: ‘I am still alive, I am still curious. I am not a piece of rotting flesh’

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Tim Burke obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Other lives London Tim Burke in Mumbai, India, in 1995. Photograph: Johnnie Shand Kydd The activist, film-maker, writer, agent provocateur and flaneur, my friend Tim Burke, who has taken his own life aged 55, fought hard for “justice 4 Grenfell”. He was profoundly affected Läs mer…

The 20 best music documentaries – ranked!

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ranked Documentary films The 20 best music documentaries – ranked! We rate the best films on the music scene down the decades, from Bob Dylan to Blur, Anvil to Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse, subject of the 2015 Oscar-winning film Amy. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images Läs mer…

Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Alex Godfrey Television Interview Cary Fukunaga: exclusive interview with the new James Bond director Alex Godfrey He is replacing Danny Boyle, but the Californian may not be the safest pair of hands – he’s no stranger to walking from projects and his latest Läs mer…

James Bond 25: Cary Fukunaga named as new director

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; James Bond Beasts of No Nation and True Detective director Fukunaga confirmed to take over from Danny Boyle on new film starring Daniel Craig Cary Fukunaga photographed in September 2018. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian Danny Boyle’s replacement as director of the 25th Läs mer…

The disappearance of Fan Bingbing: is Chinese actor a victim of her own success?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Two months after she disappeared, star’s fame and influence have been blamed for turning the ruling party against her Fan Bingbing was last seen in July when she was placed ‘under control’ after being linked to a scandal about underreporting earnings. Photograph: Sebastien Läs mer…

Battle over EU copyright law heads for showdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology sector Brussels to vote on directive, supported by artists and news agencies, that opponents say could ‘destroy the internet’ Ed Harcourt, Crispin Hunt, Madeleina Kay, Dave Rowntree of Blur, Tom Watson MP and Newton Faulkner protest outside Google’s King’s Cross office last week. Läs mer…

'Screaming nightmare': William Shatner boldly goes into VR

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; William Shatner Star Trek’s Captain Kirk voices concerns about virtual reality after simulating a walk on Mars William Shatner said VR could help grieving families. Photograph: Ken McKay/ITV/Rex As Captain Kirk in Star Trek, William Shatner took us to places “where no man has Läs mer…

Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hacking George Garofano is one of four charged over illegal hacking of the actor and other celebrities Jennifer Lawrence called for tougher laws against this sort of crime. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP A hacker was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday for a Läs mer…

The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Culture The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture A musical Twelfth Night, Michelle Obama’s memoirs and the last ever gig by Ennio Morricone: our critics preview the new season • Jay Rayner on the best of autumn food• Morwenna Ferrier on five Läs mer…