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Artists for Aid: Historical London concert calls for action in Gaza and Sudan

July 5, 2024

Mustafa The Poet, FKA Twigs, Ramy Youssef, Yasiin Bey, and other incredible artists brought art and protest to London's Troxy last night for a powerful benefit concert.

BY Luke Georgiades

Culture

Ilaria Bernardini: “The existential metaphor is in the whole of botany”

June 3, 2024

The Italian writer talks about her new book, We Will Be Forest, a feminist tale of trees and time.

BY Sara-Ella Ozbek

Culture

The cinematic life of Harold Pinter

June 29, 2024

Natasha A. Fraser looks back on the cinematic legacy of her stepfather Harold Pinter (1930–2008), whose fourteen screenplays were directed by the likes of Joseph Losey, Elia Kazan and Karel Reisz. Here, Fraser fondly remembers Pinter’s understanding of actors, the yellow legal pads he wrote his scripts on, his Hollywood flirtations and disdain for the clutter of Academy correspondence.

BY Natasha A. Fraser

Culture

Sunchaser: Rick Rubin on his Festival of the Sun

June 26, 2024

Rick Rubin talks to A Rabbit's Foot about his intimate Festival of the Sun, which took place in Tuscany last weekend.

BY Chris Cotonou

Art & Photography

Nadia Lee Cohen on tragedy, fiction and making her first film

June 13, 2024

The acclaimed artist, who shot an exclusive cover for this issue, sits down with Creative Director of A Rabbit’s Foot, Fatima Khan, to discuss obsession and transformation, her love for film noir, and Sonder: a short film she directed and starred in exclusively for A Rabbit’s Foot. These are the vices of Nadia Lee Cohen—laid bare for us all to see and to read.

BY Fatima Khan

Culture

11 books film lovers should read this summer

June 17, 2024

From a tome on director's clothing, an academic masterpiece on Yasujiro Ozu and soon-to-be adapted novels, here are the books you should read this summer.

BY Kitty Grady

Culture

Down and out with Ottessa Moshfegh

June 5, 2024

While defined by its relationship to disgust, Ottessa Moshfegh’s writing is also informed by kitschier genres of commercial culture. Kitty Grady caught up with the My Year of Rest and Relaxation author in Paris to talk Yorgos Lanthimos, stand-up comedy, and why she wants to write a book about Gordon Ramsay. 

BY Kitty Grady

Film

Around the world in seven screens

May 10, 2024

Part one of our guide to lesser known screening rooms to add to your cinematic pilgrimage.

BY A Rabbit's Foot

Culture

Albert Serra’s new book is a passionate journey through the filmmaker’s formative years

May 1, 2024

We're excited to share an excerpt from A Toast to St Martirià, the new book from Pacifiction director Albert Serra, available for the first time in translated English.

BY Albert Serra

Art & Photography

Speedboats and spritz: an outsider’s guide to the 2024 Venice Biennale 

April 23, 2024

“By the second evening I find myself in a surreal situation; standing next to Swedish royalty as I stuff my face with canapés and pretend to find the art on display intriguing.” Lydia R. Figes reports from the 2024 Venice Biennale, finding herself entertained but also estranged from the art world she works in. 

BY Lydia R. Figes

Culture

Esben Weile Kjær: In a society that’s hyper digital, the analog becomes a fetish

April 11, 2024

Lucca Hue-Williams talks to the Danish artist about his upcoming performance at Museum der Moderne Salzburg in July.

BY Lucca Hue-Williams

Art & Photography

Art, sex, and dogs: Lisa Immordino Vreeland on Peggy Guggenheim’s Venice

September 1, 2022

What did Lisa Immordino Vreeland discover about Peggy Guggenheim’s time in Venice, while researching for her film on the American art collector? Here, she shares a lesser-known side to the socialite.

BY Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Culture

Drugstore Cowboy, reimagined: Starring Penny Lane

April 8, 2024

Photographer Max Montgomery and Penny Lane shot an exclusive feature for A Rabbit's Foot's massive seventh issue.

BY A Rabbit's Foot | Photography by Max Montgomery

Film

How Chet Baker became the James Dean of jazz

April 2, 2024

He was everyone's favourite Jazz heartthrob, but in life, Chet Baker was shrouded in mystery. We take a deep dive into the complex mythology of the musician.

BY Luke Georgiades

Culture

Patrick Radden Keefe: “I’ve always been interested in hustlers”

March 25, 2024

Genevieve Gaunt sits down with Patrick Radden Keefe, author of non-fiction books such as 'Empire of Pain' and 'Say Nothing'. Here he talks about why his foundations as a writer were made in law school, conspiracy theories and buying burner laptops.

BY Genevieve Gaunt

Confessions

Doug Aitken: “The world I would like to live in is without silos or boundaries.”

March 21, 2024

Director and Founder of Albion Jeune, Lucca Hue-Williams sits down with the artist for an in-depth conversation, with original photography by Fatima Khan and videography by Matilda Montgomery.

BY Lucca Hue Williams | Photography by Fatima Khan | Videography by Matilda Montgomery

Culture

Where would Dickie Greenleaf have lunch? Amber Guinness on the Amalfi Coast

March 21, 2024

As The Talented Mr Ripley gets a reboot and a new airport opens in Salerno, Amber Guinness—author of 'Italian Coastal'—explores the wonders of the Amalfi Coast and a lesser known area of Cilento.

BY Amber Guinness

Culture

Poem of the month: Violet by Alice Oswald

March 11, 2024

Imogen Lycett Green selects our poem of the month.

BY Alice Oswald

Art

Sixty years later, Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests have still got it

March 4, 2024

Warhol's 400-something 'Screen Tests' are a spectral archive of 1960s culture which also tell us something about today's image-obsessed society.

BY Kitty Grady

Art & Photography

Jeff Wall: “Photography can only be done specifically – never in general”

February 7, 2024

The Canadian photographer discusses Ingmar Bergman, the importance of truth to photography and why he doesn’t have to ‘hunt’ for pictures.

BY Kitty Grady

Culture

Step inside Charles Finch & CHANEL’s star-studded BAFTA party

February 19, 2024

Co-hosted with CHANEL, the event took place at 5 Hertford Street in London's Mayfair.

BY A Rabbit's Foot

Culture

Poem of the month: One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII By Pablo Neruda

February 13, 2024

Imogen Lycett-Green selects our poem of the month.

BY Pablo Neruda

Culture

Ernest Cole’s photographs depict America at a turning point

January 31, 2024

The Magnum photographer captured a pivotal period in US history during the 1960s and 1970s. But despite their tenderness, Cole always keeps himself at a distance.

BY Lucy Davies

Culture

Tone Schunnesson: “Being an influencer is like being a footballer – both retire young”

January 22, 2024

As her latest novel 'Days & Days & Days' is translated into English, the Swedish writer and journalist Tone Schunnesson talks to Emma Aars about the influencer economy, being confused for her protagonist and Bret Easton Ellis.

BY Emma Aars

Confessions

Marcelino Sambé: “Dancers are complex creatures – we’re artists”

January 16, 2024

As he prepares to play Des Grieux in 'Manon' at the Royal Opera House in London, Marcelino Sambé meets Allegra Handelsman. From his childhood in Portugal where he trained in African dance to being a figurehead for British ballet alongside Francesca Hayward, Sambé discusses a life lived in movement. Photographed by Stanley Dunmore.

BY Allegra Handelsman | Photography by Stanley Dunmore

Culture

An intimate documentary explores the silencing of Shere Hite

January 15, 2024

After her 1976 'The Hite Report' revolutionised thinking around female sexuality, Shere Hite was largely forgotten. A new documentary by Nicole Newnham explores how this happened, and what we can still learn from the feminist researcher.

BY Zoe Whitfield

Culture

The sublime experimentation of Gerhard Richter’s Alpine works

January 15, 2024

An exhibition at Hauser & Wirth St. Mortiz explores the body of work Richter made during his winter and summer holidays to the Upper Engadin in Switzerland.

BY Kitty Grady

Culture

Crossing the Square by Grace Shulman

January 12, 2024

Imogen Lycett Green introduces our poem of the month.

BY Grace Shulman

Culture

Isadora Duncan: Rage Against the Machine

December 4, 2023

Cut down tragically in a cruel twist of fate, Isadora Duncan all but invented dance as we know it today. Here, we look at her life, her times—and what survived. 

BY Sam Murphy

Art & Photography

Amanda Tutschek: “I live a never ending dream inside my head.”

January 1, 2024

We ask the underground artist Amanda Tutschek on her life and many muses.

BY A Rabbit's Foot

Art & Photography

Art in Memoriam: Neil Stokoe

December 4, 2023

The artist's son Jack Stokoe opens up about his father's legacy, and the true meaning behind his varied body-of-work.

BY Jack Stokoe

Confessions

Danny Lyon: “Rebels…are one of the saving graces of America.”

December 27, 2023

The iconic photographer discusses his most famous work.

BY Fatima Khan

Art & Photography

This photobook recalls the psychedelic world of Candy, Andy and the Bearandas

December 1, 2023

From Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson, Candy and Andy was a short-lived comic book combining quintessential Englishness with 1960s experimentation

BY Kitty Grady

Culture Diary

Amber Guinness on the autumnal allure of truffles

November 17, 2023

From Florence, the cook and journalist pens a short ode to the season of 'tartufi'

BY Amber Guinness

Culture

The Return of The Drive-In Cinema

September 20, 2023

Writer Sam Murphy looks into the renaissance of drive-in cinemas—exploring some of the most charming venues still going strong.

BY Sam Murphy

Culture

Watch: Gaspar Noé x Travis Scott’s video for MODERN JAM

August 17, 2023

The video is one-part of Scott's musical film Circus Maximus

BY A Rabbit's Foot

Culture

Jane Birkin: The Eternal Romantic

July 19, 2023

The English-born fashion icon, musician and actor who rose to prominence in France has died this week aged 76. The writer and film executive Issy Carr profiles an extraordinary woman who leaves behind a timeless legacy of love, style and creative collaboration.

BY Issy Carr

Culture

The Writers Strike and AI: For The Sake of Humanity We Need Originality 

July 11, 2023

With no clear end in sight to the current wave of strikes, we look at the biggest bind between creatives and executives—and what it spells out for the future of film.

BY Sam Murphy

Culture

The Passions of Ireland — A Complicated Love Story

May 22, 2023

From books, to revolution, to cinema, and back again — we chronicle the many romances of Ireland at breakneck speed.

BY Sam Murphy

Culture

Film, Frogmen & Love: The Dark Novellas of Rachel Ingalls

May 23, 2023

Writer Genevieve Gaunt examines the erotic, elegiac world of 70's cult feminist novelist Rachel Ingalls.

BY Genevieve Gaunt

Culture

Writing Before Sunrise: Anais Nin & Me

May 22, 2023

The writer of the Oscar-winning romantic trilogy Before Sunrise discusses the creative genesis behind the movie: the erotic life of Anais Nin.

BY Kim Krizan

Art & Photography

An Ode to Beirut’s Red Knight, and Drinking Arak with Anthony Bourdain

February 9, 2023

Ramsay Short pens an ode to Beirut's legendary communist bar, a hot spot for the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Ravi Shankar.

BY Ramsay Short

Film

The Fighter: Jane Fonda’s Activism

January 30, 2023

An icon for not only cinema but social causes, Jane Fonda has never backed down from a fight.

BY Natasha A. Fraser

Art & Photography

Glenda Jackson: The Double Academy Award Winning Politician

February 9, 2023

The story of how Glenda Jackson went from a lauded actress, to an influential politician...and back again.

BY PK Fellowes

Art & Photography

Cannes: Festival of Festivals

May 26, 2022

Our Editor-in-Chief Charles Finch on the allure of Cannes during festival season.

BY Charles Finch

Art & Photography

A Star Comes To Venice

September 1, 2022

American film producer Bill Gerber shares the experience of bringing A Star is Born to the Venice Film Festival, as well as some Gaga-star power to the lido.

BY Bill Gerber

Art & Photography

An Unexpected Defence of Rosso Malpelo

September 1, 2022

Writer-director Carolina Cavalli makes her case in the defence of Italian folk-hero Rosso Malpelo...

BY Carolina Cavalli

Art & Photography

My Side of Paradise: Jonathan Becker at Cannes

May 26, 2022

Legendary photographer Jonathan Becker reflects on the paradise that is the South of France.

BY Jonathan Becker

Art & Photography

The Writers’ Paris, Then & Now

May 12, 2022

Revisiting literary Paris with American writer-director Whit Stillman.

BY Whit Stillman

Film

The Formative Years of Cosima Spender

September 1, 2022

Filmmaker Cosima Spender reflects on the uniquely bohemian childhood and Tuscan home that shaped her creative endeavours.

BY Cosima Spender

Confessions

A conversation with Alberto Barbera

September 1, 2022

The Venice Film Festival chief talks his good friend, writer and editor Malcom Pagani...

BY Malcom Pagani

Confessions

Jeremy Thomas: The Magic of Cannes

May 26, 2022

Legendary producer Jeremy Thomas reminisces on his history with Cannes Film Festival.

BY Jeremy Thomas

Confessions

Riviera Paradiso

September 1, 2022

Many of us grow up with cinema, but Bill Prince was practically raised in one. Here, the writer and editor remembers the magnificent theatre that shaped his early years.

BY Bill Prince

 

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