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For the 70th anniversary of the birth of Dior we took a look at the iconic first ever collection: 'New Look' launched in Paris in Spring 1947. This exclusive extract is taken from 'Dior Catwalk: The Complete Collections' – a treasure trove of couture inspiration featuring over 1,100 images.

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Bittersweet: Noma Bar

11 Jun, 2019

In an extract from his first career retrospective - which includes five thematic volumes of his work and an exclusive signed print - Noma Bar tells how the discovery of his favourite bookshop on Charing Cross Road contributed to his decision to move to London.

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People Power

11 Jun, 2019

We take a look at the anti-war movement in Britain across the decades, which was the subject of a fascinating exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London.

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A robust corrective to the notion of the 20th century as the age of abstraction, Timothy Hyman’s vision of modernism is as compelling as one of his paintings.

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The doyen of film critics, David Thomson, takes a trip across the television universe.

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Bosch: The 5th Centenary Exhibition

11 Jun, 2019

The surreal, the comic and downright horrifying collide in the extraordinary paintings of Jheronimus Bosch. Following a year of celebrations, this book marked the Prado’s historic exhibition and the fifth centenary of the Netherlandish master’s death.

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Bawa: The Sri Lanka Gardens

11 Jun, 2019

Getting even: How Geoffrey Bawa – architect to the world – was inspired by envy of his brother’s garden.

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Art Deco Sculpture

19 Oct, 2017

From sinuous curves to machine-age lines, the shape of Art Deco sculpture held up a mirror to its turbulent age.

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Sergio Larrain: Valparaiso

11 Jun, 2019

The new, expanded 'Valparaiso' is a haunting visual evocation of Chile's Pacific Coast port, as well as a philosophical handbook for spiritually enlightened living.

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