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Brexit effect on the Arts

As we draw nearer to the end of the year, Brexit day looms ever larger. So then, does the end of British
arts and culture as we know it.

Madonna: pop’s superlative shapeshifter turns 60 with style

One of the first albums I owned was a tape of Madonna’s 1987 remix collection You Can Dance. I’m not sure where I got it from – and I’m not sure I even liked it – but the bright red cover and Madonna’s hard, direct stare are etched in my mind’s eye even now, 30 years later.

Shakespeare, DNA, and why car parks are a key part of British culture

car parks seem to be intersecting with English history quite a bit lately. Most famously, Richard III’s skeleton was discovered underneath one in Leicester in 2013. It’s appropriate, then, that one of the first plays to be shown in York’s replica theatre will be Richard III, a tribute to the city’s infamous son and one that resonates in a slightly macabre way with the site of the 2013 discovery.

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…FAD Magazine

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…

The graffiti artist turned painter became the star of the 1980s New York art scene. Since his death aged 27, his reputation has soared. On the eve of a major UK show, we speak to those who knew him best

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