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Turner (Prize) and hooch

Forget Islamic State, forget Scottish independence, forget Ukraine, only one news story should be on Radio 4 right now: Turner Prize nominations. That this annually unmomentous occasion is upon us once again reflects chiefly the fact that Tate Britain has decided not to … Continue reading

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La misurazione

So much of one’s feelings about a work or theory depend on when one reads them — something that will be very familiar to adherents of ‘reception theory’, which, according to Peter Schjeldahl in the New Yorker, is one of … Continue reading

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ILLCOMMUNIcations

Venice, as we all know, is an extremely special place. The water lapping and the boats clanging all throughout the city’s walkways and the nights and days. And it would be nice to think of Venice as having a certain … Continue reading

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