Nathan Sawaya stunned colleagues when he quit his job as a lawyer to play with Lego full-time. Now everyone from Lady Gaga to Barack Obama’s a fan.
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A new exhibition at Tate Modern invites us to explore the ways we play for the camera.
Culturally, the North-South divide is getting worse as the Conservative government’s cuts take their toll on museums outside London.
In Pieter Bruegel’s hands, even black and white paintings can be full of colour, as a new exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery shows.
“These fictions are an opportunity to create – for pure expression in their field.”
She was dismissed as an artist’s wife – or written out of the story – but now at last it’s time for Mary Seton Watts’s big reveal.
“We understand how men look, but with women haven’t really developed that. Who are we?”
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