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The Political Protest Photograph as an Artwork

Political photographs in museums and national art galleries are rare beasts. At least they were for many years prior to an exhibition of photographs depicting life in Britain: Who We Are: Photographing Britain at Tate Britain, London during 2007. On … Continue reading

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Monsieur Fasquelle Is Dead

…Long Live Olivier BlĂ©vigne!
An odd title, but a fascinating exploration of aesthetics and the place of art in society… Continue reading

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Was Thatcher’s Cabinet Anti-semetic?

On the eve of the Holocaust Memorial Day, Italy calls for Holocaust denial to be treated as a crime. Almost at the very same moment the United Nations adopts a resolution against denial. Read down the current news lists a … Continue reading

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