25 September 2023

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A Moment with Jane Dillon


If the story of modern design has long been dominated by men, the women working in the industry are finally gaining recognition. We spent an afternoon with Jane Dillon, chatting about her impressive career, working with Memphis founder Ettore Sottsass, and her transition from design to painting.

Things to Go See — Art Shows for Spring


We have marked three brilliant art exhibitions to explore this month, from Sarah Lucas at Firstsite in Essex to Alison Britton's solo show 'Plattering' at Corvi-Mora in South London.

Patter Playlist — When Am I Going to Make a Living


Our monthly playlist of female artists and their music for right now. This month we slow down with Greentea Peng and Joanne Robertson, find strength in Sade and dance with Donna Allen.

Reading List — The Story of Art Without Men


Instead of female artists being seen as the muse of, or wife of, or model of, Katy Hessel's new groundbreaking book places these women within their social and political contexts and as such, surfaces the unknown trailblazers of each significant movement in art history.

Patter Playlist 19 — Friendly Pressure


A monthly playlist of important female artists and their songs for right now.

Patter Playlist 17 — Take Life Easy


Our monthly playlist of important female artists, their work, contributions and sounds for right now.

New Book — Dulwich Mid-Century Oasis


This book pays tribute to Patter's home ground, the mid-century housing estates of South-East London. A weighty manual that maps the history of modern architecture in Dulwich, the value of good residential design and spirit of possibility.

Things to Go See — Art Shows for Autumn


From the brilliant Etel Adnan (1925-2021) at New York's Guggenheim to Anni and Josef Albers in Paris and Anthea Hamilton in London — we highlight four joyous shows to visit across three cities.  

5 Facts to Know — Isamu Noguchi


With a new exhibition at the Barbican exploring work across sculpture, design, ceramics and stage sets, this is a moment to immerse yourself in the world of Noguchi. Here are five facts to inform your visit.