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19.10.17

How Lemonade director Kahlil Joseph restored faith in the music video

 

His role in bringing Beyoncé’s concept album to the small screen sealed his place as the planet’s hottest video maker. But fame, he says, doesn’t mean anything. It’s about the art and he’s got the work to prove it

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19.10.17

Chris Hoggett obituary

 

My partner, Chris Hoggett, who has died aged 89, was a book illustrator and a towering figure on the Cheltenham art scene for many decades. Over the years he presented solo shows of his work and regularly contributed to Open Studios events, as well as being the mainstay...

 
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19.10.17

Demolishing Dushanbe: how the former city of Stalinabad is erasing its Soviet past

 

The Tajik capital’s Soviet-era buildings are being systematically razed and replaced by multistorey apartments and malls. Most residents seem pleased

“Once this shop was one of the most beautiful buildings in the city,” says Nematullo Mirsaidov as...

 
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19.10.17

Amazing mini animals – in pictures

 

David Yeo’s photography places naturally small species alongside animals that have been selectively bred to be tiny and cute

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19.10.17

Sculpture by the Sea 2017: coastal artworks go on show – in pictures

 

The annual art event brings a range of works to the Sydney coastal walk between Bondi beach and Tamarama. This year the outdoor exhibition celebrates its 21st birthday, featuring creations by 104 artists from around Australia and the world. It runs until 5 November

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19.10.17

Mystery over Christ’s orb in $100m Leonardo da Vinci painting

 

Crystal sphere in Salvator Mundi artwork lacks optical exactitude, prompting experts to speculate over motive and authenticity

A new biography of Leonardo da Vinci has raised “a puzzling anomaly” in a rediscovered painting that is estimated to fetch...

 
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18.10.17

Sory Sanlé's best photograph: the studio where dreams came true

 

‘We fulfilled people’s fantasies. We gave them a chance to experiment, to escape their ordinary lives. The aeroplane backdrop was particularly popular’

I grew up in a rural area of what is now Burkina Faso, but I moved to Bobo-Dioulasso, the...

 
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18.10.17

A day in the life of Times Square in New York – in pictures

 

Times Square is one of the world’s busiest pedestrian areas, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. But while most tourists pass through to take a selfie, do some shopping or see a show, the photographer Adam Gray spent a full day from sunrise to sunset...

 
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