As the new football season starts, our Close-up post comes from art and football magazine OOF. Writer Louise Benson and artist Emma Cousin, neither of whom enjoy the sport, reminisce about their late mother and grandad respectively and find themselves being pulled towards the game as they exchange memories.
Open Spaces #1
This Close-up excerpt is our first from a brand new magazine. Open Spaces launched recently from New York, and covers land art. In our selected piece, writer Diana Irvine drives cross country to visit one of the seminal examples of the form, Robert Smithson’s ‘Spiral Jetty’ in deepest Utah.