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Paris Fashion Week 2014: Best And Worst

Stylist, entrepreneur, and "Ladies of London" cast member Caroline Stanbury joins Pop Trigger to explain what Paris Fashion Week is all about and which celebrities wore it best. Watch Caroline...
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Sheila Hancock: Mow the Tower of London poppies down - Telegraph.co.uk

Sheila Hancock: Mow the Tower of London poppies down - Telegraph.co.uk | art | Scoop.it
Sheila Hancock, the actress, argues the poppies should be mown down by tanks to commemorate the "shattered" bodies of the war dead
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There is still only a Provisional Government in Ireland - YouTube

www.peoplesinternetradio.com http://podcaststorage.weebly.com/vins-blog/call-the-dail-are-you-a-provisional-government
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Revamped Picasso museum opens in Paris

The Spanish artist Pablo Picasso spent most of his adult life working at his studio in Paris. So it's appropriate that the city's home to a museum of his work, that's just been revamped and...
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LRB · Robert Wade · Organised Hypocrisy on a Monumental Scale

LRB · Robert Wade · Organised Hypocrisy on a Monumental Scale | art | Scoop.it
Late last year I made my first visit to the West Bank. I’d never before been anywhere in what was once known as the Levant, between Anatolia and Egypt, though I’ve travelled in other parts of the world, as a researcher into economic and political development. Mostly I look at . . .
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Giacometti Sculpture Could Break $100 Million at Sotheby's - artnet News

Giacometti Sculpture Could Break $100 Million at Sotheby's - artnet News | art | Scoop.it
Two works never offered before at auction, including an Alberto Giacometti sculpture, are poised to break new ground.
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File of 1916 veteran whose death changed Irish literature is released

File of 1916 veteran whose death changed Irish literature is released | art | Scoop.it
Widow of John Furlong remarried Brendan Behan’s father in 1922
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Anger after group of immigrants build 'filthy shanty town' in north London park - Evening Standard

Anger after group of immigrants build 'filthy shanty town' in north London park - Evening Standard | art | Scoop.it
East European immigrants facing eviction from a “shanty town” on the banks of a canal in north London today said: “We’ve got to live somewhere.”
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Art project gives London statues a voice

A new arts project has been bringing London's statues to life by making them talk. Passersby can scan a barcode below the plinth or visit a webpage that prompts a phone call from the person...
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Alan Bennett: joining the literature club - The Guardian

Alan Bennett: joining the literature club - The Guardian | art | Scoop.it
The playwright used to feel baffled in the face of poetry. All the more reason to compile an anthology of popular poets, from Hardy to Larkin
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58th BFI London Film Festival: Ten Movies To Check Out - Yahoo Movies UK

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The 58th BFI London Film Festival kicks off in October, with tickets to the general public now on sale. Here's our pick of the stuff you really shouldn't miss.
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Westwood Show Highlights Scotland, Not Fashion - ABC News

Westwood Show Highlights Scotland, Not Fashion - ABC News | art | Scoop.it
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Vivienne Westwood may be staging a catwalk show, but Scotland — not clothes — is foremost on the designer's mind.
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Rich and Miserable: Portraits of Shoppers on Rodeo Drive in 1984

Rich and Miserable: Portraits of Shoppers on Rodeo Drive in 1984 | art | Scoop.it
Stereotypical ideas about the residents of Los Angeles, in usually sunny Southern California, often revolve around the concept of fun in the sun had by vapid, shallow people who are always smiling.

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Mario Pires's curator insight, September 11, 7:28 AM

"And while it’s absolutely possible to appreciate this project in a surface way, the real appeal of Hernandez’s Rodeo Drive is that it’s a greater commentary on this social landscape, as well as the interaction between watcher and watched. Promenaders on Rodeo Drive, locals and tourists alike from all ends of the socio-economic spectrum, know they’ll be on a sort of pedestrian catwalk when walking these high-rent streets."

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Coca-Cola Invents 16 Bottle Caps To Give Second Lives To Empty Bottles

Coca-Cola Invents 16 Bottle Caps To Give Second Lives To Empty Bottles | art | Scoop.it
Coca Cola teamed up with award-winning ad agency Ogilvy & Mather China on a new “2nd Lives” campaign and created 16 red screw-on caps that transform the otherwise-useless left-over plastic bottle into something creative, fun and usable.
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MUST WATCH VIDEO: Enda Kenny cornered and chased in Dublin

MUST WATCH VIDEO: Enda Kenny cornered and chased in Dublin | art | Scoop.it
In unprecedented scenes, a major security operation was undertaken this afternoon in Santry, North Dublin when Taoiseach Kenny was trapped in a sports complex. The beleaguered Taoiseach, who arrived at the event in a €76,000 Audi, was said to visible...
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London Mayor - Good For Business: Russell Brand The Trews (E176)

Russell Brand The Trews (E176). How do politicians, big business and mainstream media conspire and distract in order to support each other? Subscribe Here Now: http://tinyurl.com/opragcg and...
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Did Picasso Try to Steal the Mona Lisa?

Did Picasso Try to Steal the Mona Lisa? | art | Scoop.it
The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in August 1911. How did one of the best-known painters of all time become a prime suspect?
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London Underground Upgrade: A Driverless Future?

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- London's subway is due an update. Here's an artist impression of what their future trains will look like and what kind of features they will have. Bloomberg's Tom Gibson...
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Picasso on Intuition, How Creativity Works, and Where Ideas Come From

Picasso on Intuition, How Creativity Works, and Where Ideas Come From | art | Scoop.it
"To know what you're going to draw, you have to begin drawing."

"Inspiration is for amateurs -- the rest of us just show up and get to wo
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London Phone Booths Find New Lives - New York Times

London Phone Booths Find New Lives - New York Times | art | Scoop.it
Two entrepreneurs are transforming some of the city’s decommissioned red kiosks into green Solarboxes, which they say can charge up to 100 phones or tablets a day.
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A floating building appears in London amazing onlookers

Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs A floating building has risen over Covent Garden in central London, attracting many viewers from both home and abroad. Made by innovative British artist...
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Colm Tóibín: the literature of grief - The Guardian

Colm Tóibín: the literature of grief - The Guardian | art | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín explains how his new novel, Nora Webster, draws on his memories of his father's death, joining a rich tradition of writing about loss, from Sophocles to Joan Didion
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15 Exciting Contemporary Photographers You Need to Watch

15 Exciting Contemporary Photographers You Need to Watch | art | Scoop.it
Seeking a sense of what's new in photography, we headed up to the Park Avenue Armory for the 32nd edition of the AIPAD Photography Show New York, which runs through April 1. Once inside the fair, w...

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Sculpture of Beatles' 'Eleanor Rigby' made of $1.6 million worth of bank notes - New York Daily News

Sculpture of Beatles' 'Eleanor Rigby' made of $1.6 million worth of bank notes - New York Daily News | art | Scoop.it
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Sculpture of Beatles' 'Eleanor Rigby' made of $1.6 million worth of bank notes
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A sculpture of the lonely woman made famous by The Beatles — Eleanor Rigby — has been made out of $1.6 million of bank notes.
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Heavy Metal: Photos of the Notting Hill Carnival Sound Systems

Heavy Metal: Photos of the Notting Hill Carnival Sound Systems | art | Scoop.it

In the restless hours before the influx of visitors to the 2004 Notting Hill Carnival, Brian David Stevens photographs the sound systems that line the city streets.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, September 8, 4:37 AM

"Set against the moments to come, these dark and quiet machines emerge as the secret bodies that fuel the boisterous event, utilitarian objects that give rise to mysterious and manifold enchantments."

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Best burgers in London: Ranking the capital's burger joints - The Independent

Best burgers in London: Ranking the capital's burger joints - The Independent | art | Scoop.it
The Independent Best burgers in London: Ranking the capital's burger joints The Independent Yes, the omnipresence of burgers in London is getting a little overbearing and yes, we've seen about every permutation of them by this point - but this does...
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