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Herat

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July 2011

Sam Duerden

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July 2011

At Kabul airport, a man I mistook for a foreigner.   A security guard, red-haired with blue eyes and pale skin, patting me down....

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July 2011

Editorial: a thousand witnesses are better than conscience

The Editors

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July 2011

The closure of any newspaper is a cause for sadness in any country that prides itself, as Britain does,...

Art

July 2011

Interview with Steven Shearer

Vanessa Nicholas

Art

July 2011

Canada’s representative at the 54th Venice Beinnale is Steven Shearer, a soft-spoken and mild-mannered Vancouver-based artist whose work delves...

Art

Issue No. 2

From Back Home

J. H. Engstrom

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Issue No. 2

In his collection From Back Home the Swedish photographer JH Engström traced his childhood memories back to the province...

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Issue No. 2

Interview with William Boyd

Jacques Testard

Tristan Summerscale

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Issue No. 2

On a wet, grey morning in March, William Boyd invited us into a large terraced house, half-way between the...

Interview

June 2011

Interview with Jorge Semprun

TR. Jacques Testard

Pierre Testard

Gwénaël Pouliquen

Interview

June 2011

The great Spanish-born writer Jorge Semprún died on Tuesday 8 June 2011 in Paris, aged 87. A Spanish Civil...

Gay Madonnas in Montevergine: The Feast of Mamma Schiavona

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Issue No. 2

Annabel Howard

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Issue No. 2

We are crowded into the medium-sized piazza before the sanctuary of Montevergine. There is no town or village; it sits alone near the top...

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Issue No. 2

Interview with Richard Wentworth

Ben Eastham

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Issue No. 2

Richard Wentworth is among the most influential artists alive in Britain. He emerged in the 1970s as part of...

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Issue No. 2

Three Poets and the World

Caleb Klaces

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Issue No. 2

In 1925, aged 20, the Hungarian poet Attila József was expelled from the University of Szeged for a radical...

Sri Lankan Contemporary Art

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Issue No. 2

Josephine Breese

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Issue No. 2

Sri Lanka has developed a thriving, vital contemporary art scene over the past twenty years. New artists are emerging to complement the work of...

 

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