Derek Jarman


Derek Jarman, 'Blue' 1993
Blue 1993
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In Defense of Philosophy: Derek Jarman – Wittgenstein 1993

A discussion with the film’s producer Tariq Ali and Jonathan Derbyshire, culture editor of the New Statesman


Late at Tate Britain: Drawing on Jarman

Derek Jarman (1942–94) is best known as an iconoclastic filmmaker and polemical gay activist who channeled unparalleled energy into ...

Film: Derek Jarman

Derek Jarman's rarely seen Super-8s

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‘You’re so sheer, you’re so chic, teenage rebel of the week’

In the early 1970s, when T Rex, David Bowie and Roxy Music appeared on stage in wild costumes and with ...


A Bigger Splash: painting in the shape of a house

This week is the last chance to visit the Tate Modern exhibition A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance, which explores ...

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Something supernatural, this way comes

Folklore, mythology, mysticism and the occult pervade the development of modernism and Surrealism in Britain, especially in relation to the ...

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Cultivated minds

Martin Postle talks to Christoph Becker about artists and the inspiration of their gardens