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Sculptor Antony Gormley and art critic Martin Gayford – authors of 'Shaping the World' – meet in Gormley's London studio to reflect on the incomparable power of sculpture, the enduring human instinct to create, and how today's artworks could act as 'industrial fossils' to future life-forms we cannot yet imagine.

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Fifty years have passed since the release of ‘John Lennon/ Plastic Ono Band'. Take an intimate look inside this turbulent and transformative period in Lennon’s life, including his anti-war activism, his experiences with primal therapy and the liberating power of his and Yoko Ono’s love.

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Thames & Hudson Associate Editor Phoebe Lindsley recently spoke to Professor Paul Smith, Director of Oxford University Museum of Natural History about William Smith, the pioneering geologist whose remarkable work is finally getting the spotlight it deserves. In this interview, Phoebe and Paul chat about the ‘brain-boggling’ detail in Smith’s maps, how this underdog helped spark the Industrial Revolution, and what geology has to do with black forest gateau.

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The artists in 'Abstract Art: A Global History' make it clear that abstraction is not a closed chapter in the history of modern art – or a club limited to white men from Europe or North America – but an open-ended, inclusive conversation.

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In this extract from 'Shaping the World', renowned sculptor Antony Gormley and art historian Martin Gayford discuss the awe-inspiring experience of encountering an eleven-foot winged lion, and the power of sculpture to 'reach across time'.

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Louise Rogers Lalaurie, author of 'Matisse: The Books', visits the artist’s 150th birthday retrospective in Paris and shares her experience of the extraordinary works on display.

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In this extract from ‘The Artists Who Will Change the World’ by Omar Kholeif, meet artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. In a history of portraiture dominated by white figures, Yiadom-Boakye’s richly intense depictions have a timeless quality.

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In a world of targeted ads and personalised recommendations, Matthew Israel reflects on building the ‘first large-scale search recommendation technology for art’ in this extract from ‘A Year in the Art World’.

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Features

The unsung women of Egyptology

13 Oct, 2020

Much of our understanding of ancient Egypt comes thanks to the work of scholars and archaeologists from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including female Egyptologists whose contributions are, sadly, less widely known than their male counterparts. Here are three women who embarked on passionate, plucky – and sometimes reckless – Egyptian expeditions.

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We’re thrilled to announce the much-anticipated publication of ‘John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band’, the definitive exploration of John Lennon’s first major solo album, widely regarded by critics as his best album.

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