30 November 2021

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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.

Patter Playlist 16 — Together Is A Beautiful Place To Be


It's an abundant autumn for women and music. Erykah Badu marks 20 years of Baduizm, Tirzah has released a new album that explores her recent journey into motherhood and producer Kučka - responsible for some of Kendrik Lamar's samples - continues to gain traction for her first solo album entitled Wrestling.

Patter Playlist 15 — Big Leaps


This month brings a substantial playlist of important female artists and their songs for right now.

A List of Useful Recommendations — July


A monthly list of recommendations designed to inspire and nurture at the moment you might need them. Delivered first to Patter subscribers in our newsletter and shared here in retrospect.

A Moment With Charlotte Perriand


If Le Corbusier is a giant of modernism, Charlotte Perriand—the woman he collaborated with, and who co-designed some of the furniture that featured in his ‘machine for living in’—is less well-known, and often uncredited. Plus ça change.

Things to Go-See — 3 Shows for Spring


With commercial galleries open once more and museums due to welcome visitors from mid-May, we highlight three exhibitions that you need to see — many of the works on show are rarely exhibited and should not be missed.

Patter Playlist 13 — The Warmth of the Sun


A sound bath of tracks designed to bounce you into spring. Calming audio from Mura Masa with Tirzah is the support act to 2 hours of big female energy.

Patter Playlist 12 — Everything is Going to Be Okay


An edit of our favourite tracks from important female artists for right now. El Perro del Mar's new song 'Life is full of rewards' is a poignant warmup into this month's brilliant songs, here to provide some pleasure as we welcome the arrival of spring.