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Author Interviews

Hearts of Kindness

20 Apr, 2018

Joshua Cunningham, an adventure cyclist who rode from the UK to Hong Kong, recalls epic scenery, solitude, and the generosity of strangers.

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Life in the Leonardo Business

20 Apr, 2018

Leading Leonardo scholar Professor Martin Kemp reflects on five decades of Da Vinci expertise, and shines a light into the art world’s darkest corners.

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Space For Art: An Interview With Adrian George

20 Apr, 2018

Adrian George has produced art shows in bus shelters, white cube spaces, and community arts organisations, and with his book 'The Curator's Handbook' he turned his thoughts to the elements of good curation.

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Niche Is Mainstream: A Q+A with King Adz

16 Feb, 2018

We asked ‘This is not Fashion’ author King Adz some quick-fire questions about his fascination with all things streetwear. Here’s what he had to say.

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Dr Sandra Piesik believes that we urgently need to start embracing local building traditions to help protect the environment.

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The End, Our Only Friend

11 Jun, 2019

Artist, writer and founder of the Morbid Anatomy blog, Joanna Ebenstein opens up about our relationship with the Grim Reaper

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Licking History

18 Oct, 2017

Weird tales from forgotten nations fill a phantasmagorical stamp collection located in Norway.

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Retail Tales: Shopping in the Digital Age

11 Jun, 2019

We live in a fascinating retail era. As the aftershocks from retail parks, Amazon and the ‘death of the high street’ reverberate, a recalibration of shops and their function seems to be taking place. From ‘Boxparks’ made of shipping containers to pop-up concession shops-within-shops, from lifestyle record/book/coffee stores to ad hoc hipster street stalls, there are untold experiments in getting people not just spending their money, but enjoying doing so.

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New Bookshop Magic from Jen Campbell

11 Jun, 2019

Jen Campbell and bookshops are a well-known and much loved combination. She is the author of two volumes of the hilarious 'Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops', based on her experience as a bookseller, and 'The Bookshop Book', in which she sought out 200 weirdly wonderful and individual bookshops across six continents. Now Jen has created her own bookshop…

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The Prehistory Men

11 Jun, 2019

In the early 1980s, archaeologist Paul Bahn brought a group of visitors to the Pech Merle Museum of prehistoric art in the Lot valley, which at the time was curated by Michel Lorblanchet, a leading authority on Palaeolithic art. Some 30 years after that first meeting the idea for their book 'The First Artists: In Search of the World’s Oldest Art' was born. Here, these two leading lights discuss the oldest and, arguably, greatest art of all.

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