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  • June 18 2019

    The Surrealist photographer is primarily known as the subject of Picasso’s paintings – but she deserves to be known as an artist in her own right, writes Cath Pound. Dora Maar was one of the most important Surrealist photographers and the only artist to exhibit in all six of the group’s internation...

  • June 17 2019

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    Of all the several ways of beginning a book which are now in practice throughout the known world, I am confident my own way of doing it is the best – I'm sure it is the most religious – for I begin with writing the first sentence – and trusting to Almighty God for the second.”   William Hogarth’s il...

  • June 17 2019

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    he subject of a new play, Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, believed she had swallowed a piano made of glass, and that it could shatter inside her. By Holly Williams A young princess in 19th-Century ringlets and a flouncy white dress creeps across the stage and eyeballs the audience warily. “I’m of a ...

  • June 17 2019

    A new online archive launched by the Arab Image Foundation offers new perspectives on the Middle East, revealing forgotten moments and untold stories, writes India Stoughton. From same-sex kisses and men in drag, to nude portraits and children posing with assault rifles, the Arab Image Foundation i...