No one comes off well in this film adaptation of JG Ballard’s 1975 dystopian fable, which traces the unraveling of the social order in a Barbican-like des res on the outskirts of a city, says Nick Bradshaw

Published in Review
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:26

Jim's Terrible City: JG Ballard's Shanghai

James H Bollen's book of photographs depicts the cityscape of empty, dilapidated houses and apartments and the leitmotifs that influenced the novelist's work

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:27

Ghost Milk

Iain Sinclair’s relentless pessimism about the London Olympics fails to depress Chris Hall.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 11:21


The Gagosian has gathered the art world’s great and good in tribute to the late author JG Ballard.

Published in Review
Monday, 21 December 2009 18:30

Will Self: High Rise

On a walk across Dubai, the author pays homage to JG Ballard at the world’s tallest building.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 07:55

JG Ballard

With the death of JG Ballard in April, modern architecture lost one of its strangest and most powerful advocates.

Published in Icon of the Month