All in Jest

Being sharp of wit and quick with a joke will serve one well in life; humour is a triple-edged sword of sorts that can stopper shut the flapping mouths of foes, win others to your ways of thinking and praise or deride with a slash. A hearty supply of laughter will also keep you well-fortified during…

Tania Kovats: Oceans

15th March- 25 May 2014 The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh Notwithstanding a title that wouldn’t look out of place on the cover of a flaccid pop album, and subject matter so well- trodden that it’s getting muddy, Oceans demonstrates that British artist Tania Kovats’ seeming avoidance of the YBA enclosure during the early stages of her…

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Good Vibrations

By Anouchka Grose  Lubo Clyfford is always fetching things. During our two-hour interview he leaps out of his chair at least fifteen times, rushing off to rummage in one of the many suitcases and boxes that line the walls of his Brooklyn studio. He produces a fist-sized meteorite, a telephone book from the 1930s, a…