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Mr Brainwash

August 28, 2012

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If you’ve seen Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop documentary, you’ll know a little about his protégé Thierry Guetta – the French born Los Angeleno who has taken over London’s cavernous Old Sorting Office with his bizarre brand of pop art. If you haven’t seen the film, this exhibition will tell you all you need […]

All about the money?

August 15, 2012

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With fierce competition and often dismal pay, being creative for a living can sometimes feel like banging your head against a brick wall while being pelted with kippers. In the snow. However – prepare your smug faces, penniless artists – according to a new study published in Psychological Science, respect from your peers is a […]

It’s not easy being lean

August 7, 2012

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I’ve never been bothered about watching sport on the TV. When the English football team was being squeezed out of Euro 2012 by Italy earlier this summer, I could be found skipping gleefully down the middle of a traffic-free road, to make the most of a supermarket quieter than the Vatican after the sack of […]