Scream queen

“Eye-catching” sculptures and drawings by ex-pat Kiwi Francis Upritchard are currently on show at London’s form-setting Institute of Contemporary Art, as part of the annual Beck’s Futures award exhibition. Referencing Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler, “she has torn up the floorboards and installed a creepy little bandaged mannequin, surrounded by souvenir-like, Egyptian-looking funerary urns. […] Nearby, drawings and notes appear to provide proof that Prince Charles is really the Beast of the Book of Revelation.”


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Taika Waititi Puts on a Tuxedo

Taika Waititi Puts on a Tuxedo

His film Jojo Rabbit may be the year’s most unlikely Oscar contender: a Nazi comedy. How will the irreverent director fare amid Hollywood’s sacred rituals? Pop culture reporter Kyle Buchanan investigates for…