Monthly Archives: March 2004

Art: Beck’s Futures

Waldemar Januszczak is won over by the oddball charm of the Beck’s Futures show

Trend of an era

Picture Post was the 1950s in magazine form, the record of post-war England. Its great talent was Thurston Hopkins — who photographed the biggest stars and wasn’t afraid to illuminate the dark side of life

Art:: New Blood

It’s ignorant, yobbish, cack-handed and tasteless. The Saatchi’s New Blood is ego run mad. Waldemar Januszczak calls for a transfusion — pronto

Art: The rot of ages

At Tate Britain, Waldemar Januszczak finds Brit Art alive and well — and revelling grotesquely in the Fall