American artist Jim Shaw on the links between a prog rock opera, an invented religion and the economic downturn. A big survey of his art opens at Baltic in England this week.
Image: Untitled (Faces in circle).
2009.Courtesy the artist and Simon Lee Gallery, London
The new book by Timothy Ferris, the best selling author of The Four Hour Week, is being boycotted by bookstores in the US because it’s published by Amazon. Professor John Thomson of Cambridge University discusses the potential impact.
Image: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images.
Seckou KeitaThe latest album from this Senegalese kora player blends musical influences from around the world. He explains his love for his instrument and plays for us live in the studio.