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November 2017 articles

Amedeo Modigliani is a man whose life was vastly more interesting than his art. It was 1906 when he packed up his easel and moved [...]

23 November
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Dutch theatre director Ivo van Hove is nothing if not ambitious. This year alone he’s had Jude Law running on a treadmill as [...]

17 November
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When they called this film Mudbound, they weren’t kidding. This wartime epic is caked in the stuff, opening with two brothers [...]

16 November
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There was a time when greed was good, lunch was for wimps, and to be successful in the City one was expected to embody an unstoppable [...]

14 November
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Northerners like me love to whinge about how London overshadows the rest of the country, but in cultural terms – alas not economic [...]

13 November
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In this centenary year of the October Revolution, we’ve had no shortage of exposure to Russian art, with institutions from [...]

13 November
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In the sport commentators' book of clichés, a page is reserved for the phrase "you couldn't make it up". Oft-repeated by football's [...]

9 November
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Addictions never leave us, according to Margaret Atwood, but lie dormant like flowers in the desert. [...]

8 November
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The year is 1871 and French artists are pouring out of Paris like so much spilled milk, the pail they once called home having [...]

7 November
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Marjorie whiles away her time chatting to her dead husband, Walter. He appears not as an old man but a thrusting buck in the [...]

7 November
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What is art when it is denied the colours of the spectrum to give it life? The answer is plenty, as this thoroughly absorbing [...]

7 November
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Under normal circumstances a game about killing literal Nazis would be relatively uncontroversial – some may baulk at the mega-violence, [...]

1 November
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