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Charlie McCann

Charlie McCann

is assistant editor at 1843


Washington, DC

There may be more reasons than ever to flee the capital of the free world – but thankfully there are places nearby where nature and culture still rule. Charlie McCann steeps herself in their peace

Master builder

Somerset House is bringing artists back into the centre of London and reinventing the arts centre for the 21st century. Charlie McCann meets the man with a plan

Fizzy pop

Coca-Cola is a growing force in music around the world. Charlie McCann drinks it in

La vie en rose

Gold’s blushing cousin has come into her own. Charlie McCann notes the blossoming popularity of rose gold

Cape of light

This glittering raiment, made of yellow gold and diamonds, outshines even the sun. Charlie McCann puts on some shades

Eye in the sky

Intelligence agencies spy on us, and Trevor Paglen spies on them. His images, on show at the Photographers’ Gallery, shine a light on the shadow world of government surveillance