Controversial American culture art by Eric Yahnker

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 7 June 2014

LA-based artist Eric Yahnker loves to poke fun at contemporary American culture. In his solo exhibition, Sticks & Drones, Yahnker ‘strives to navigate the muddy, frequently strained gulf between the reception of recent US affairs at home and abroad’. What does that mean?

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Paintings depict scenes of extraordinary New Yorkers doing ordinary things

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in New Art on Tuesday 10 September 2013

New York is known for many things and one of them is a place where you’re most likely to see a celebrity doing ordinary things. It’s a known fact that Woody Allen can always be spotted at his weekly clarinet set at Café Carlyle – a tiny supper club inside the Carlyle Hotel on Madison Avenue. So it’s not surprising that Tom Sanford’s latest work caught my attention.

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The Every Woody Allen Movie website

Stuart McBratney Contributor

By Stuart McBratney in Cool Websites on Thursday 16 May 2013

The writer-director of over 40 feature films, Woody Allen never re-watches his work once complete. But should he ever throw neurosis to the wind and dust off an old Blu-ray, Trevor Gilks can be his tour guide. He’s watched every movie Woody’s made, and written a detailed review of each. It’s heartening to know that […]

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Melbourne plus Manhattan equals Melbhattan

Dijana Necovski Reader Find

By Dijana Necovski in New Film on Thursday 17 January 2013

I love Melbourne. I love New York. I also love Woody Allen, and I love it even more when Oslo Davis combines my favourite things. That’s why Melbhattan makes my insides smile. Inspired by the opening sequence of Allen’s 1979 film, Manhattan, Melbourne illustrator (sorry Tassie, we’re claiming him as our own), Oslo Davis, combined […]

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Woody Allen: Midnight in Paris

John Goncalves from The Gift Reader Find

By John Goncalves from The Gift in New Film on Wednesday 1 June 2011

We saw the new Woody Allen movie in Barcelona, and like most of this veteran director’s films, it is a lovely story about a classic topic in his work: relationships and their connection with arts in general. We like it a lot.

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Libraries of the Rich and Famous

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 13 January 2011

Our friends over at Flavorwrire have compiled a bookish collection of photos of celebrities’ home libraries, showing how the likes of Karl Lagerfeld (above), Rod Stewart (2nd), Diane Keaton (3rd), Woody Allen (4th), Joan Rivers (last), and others keep their books ordered.

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Woody Allen’s Whatever Works

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Monday 9 November 2009

Larry David plays a slight variation on his Curb Your Enthusiasm incarnation, spouting some of the most articulate rants on humanity in Woody Allen’s new comedy. I enjoyed last year’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, but this is definitely better. It’s a spectacularly executed comedy farce, with the action constantly escalating along the way, adhering to the old comedy formula of putting the characters through hell for big laughs.

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