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Jenny Holzer: texty lady

From the streets of Ohio to the Whitney, the conceptual artist shines a light on her creative origins

molly parkin
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Molly Parkin: the dynamite dame

To celebrate her 83rd birthday this week, the original queen of bohemian living looks back on a life of gold lamé and basement orgies

Laura Dern: the wild one
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Laura Dern: the wild one

As she receives her second Oscar nomination, the acting legend is hitting another purple patch. The Lynchian muse reflects on a career of creativity and rebellion

Inherent Vice
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Paul Thomas Anderson on his revolutionary stoner comedy

Counterculture’s biggest auteur has made a career of filming the unfilmable. Now he’s taking on Pynchon and babysitting Joaquin Phoenix

the dazed sex survey


the results are in




Bruno Wizard: the lone star
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Bruno Wizard: the lone star

With his life on film and his work in Selfridges, the fiercely independent punk artist and iconoclast tells us why he’s still not selling out

Grant Morrison
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Grant Morrison: Anti Hero

He killed Batman and inspired The Matrix, but comic writer Grant Morrison has always been out of this world

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Arca: Xen master

The Venezuelan producer, Björk collaborator and Dazed 100 star has no plans to stop, ever

Donyale Luna
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Luna Space Model

The hard-living black supermodel Donyale Luna made the 60s swing on her own fierce terms

Charli new
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Charli XCX tells us ‘suck my left one’

Whether she's penning her own mega-hits or collaborating with the A-list, the "Fancy" star is the sound of pop's future

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That Guy Dick Miller

How the Bronx-born king of the B-screen made his breakthrough as a Hollywood legend

Zines, posters and gay porn


the skinhead archives


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Elliot James Langridge: off the scales

The young Brit ditched Hollyoaks and shed a size or two for his big-screen debut, only to face an agonising two-year limbo period. The star of Northern Soul tells us why good things come to those who weight

Rooney Mara
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How Rooney Mara got plucked from obscurity

Her nonchalance and dark personality caught the eye of director David Fincher, but how deep did she have to go to play the indefinable Lisbeth Salander? Perhaps it wasn't so much of a stretch…