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  1. Article

    In the film The Imitation Game the actor Benedict Cumberbatch plays the role of Alan Turing. The role has led to an Oscar nomination for the actor,...

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    As Christopher Nolan's sci-fi film Interstellar premieres around the world - and his special effects team's effort to create...

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    Sue Prideaux

    The Norwegian artist is best known for his pictures of moody lovers and tortured souls. However, these were not merely a product of his feverish...

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    Jennifer Mundy

    The Gallery of Lost Art is an immersive, online exhibition that tells the fascinating stories of artworks that have disappeared. Each week a new...

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    Michael F. Marmor

    In 1930, when Munch was 66 years old, an intraocular haemorrhage in his right eye affected his sight. For several months, with methodical precision...

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    Michael Raedecker

    How incredulity and irritation turned to fascination when an artist encountered Christopher Williams’s image of a cutaway section of a camera lens

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    Patrick Keiller

    Artist and filmmaker Patrick Keiller is best known for his essay films that chart the progress of the fictional character Robinson, an elusive...

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    Eva Díaz

    The enduring legacy of Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes

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    Marco Barrera Bassols

    In 2006 Gabriel Orozco installed an 11.7 metre grey whale skeleton in Mexico City’s José Vasconcelos Library. But how did it get there? The story...

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    Wulf Herzogenrath

    The pioneering Korean-born artist and composer Nam June Paik (1932–2006), who famously declared that the ‘future is now’, is considered to be the...

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    David Campany

    The pioneering nineteenth-century Anglo-American photographer is best known for his images of animal and human subjects in motion, but was also a...

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    Michael Wilson

    About 25 years ago, I bought a group of works by Eadweard Muybridge, and I have been collecting bits and pieces by him ever since. I find that his...

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    William R. Shea

    An instrument can change the world and compel us to rethink our place in the universe. The telescope did just this, but only when it was used by...

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    John Onians, Eric Fernie

    In his new book Neuroarthistory: From Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki, John Onians argues that advances in the scientific study of the...

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    Massimiliano Gioni

    When Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping was forced to expel the beasties that inhabited his Theater of the World he complained that ‘animal rights were...

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    Clément Chéroux

    August Strindberg (1849–1912) was a celebrated playwright, novelist and poet, whose  writing was often filled with his own sense of despair,...

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    Jennifer Wiseman, Neal Brown, Lisa Appignanesi, Paul Noble

    Contemporary reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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    Jeanette Winterson

    Jeanette Winterson is spellbound by the radical achievement of Barbara Hepworth whose centenary year is celebrated by exhibitions at Tate St Ives...