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Noguchi review – the sculptor who was high on life
What unites the Japanese American sculptor’s all-embracing work – the art, the furniture, the ballet sets – is his sheer joy of making

Rowan Moore

17, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shilpa Gupta review – rousing reminder that free speech used to be a noble cause
With the words of dissidents pinned to walls, this thrilling new show lays bare the censoriousness of modern culture

Jonathan Jones

07, Oct, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Noguchi review – this isn’t art, it’s luxury lighting
Beautifully spaced and tasteful, Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s work would look great in a high-end kitchen. But as art, it’s a total bore

Jonathan Jones

29, Sep, 2021 @3:34 PM

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‘Why do they have to be brilliant?’ The problem of autism in the movies
Over 30 years since Dustin Hoffman twitched his way to an Oscar in Rain Man, our experts give their verdict on a season of portrayals of the neurodiverse, from Sia’s Music to What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

Simon Hattenstone

15, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Anything Goes; Changing Destiny – review
A joyously shipshape revival of Cole Porter’s Broadway classic proves the perfect getaway

Kate Kellaway

08, Aug, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Anything Goes review – Sutton Foster dazzles in Cole Porter’s fizzing tonic for our times
Blissful songs and dance and spirited performances from a virtuoso cast make a preposterous plot into a delightful musical escape

Lyndsey Winship

05, Aug, 2021 @11:16 AM

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How a holiday away from it all turned into a Hitchcockian nightmare | Rachel Cooke
Miles from civilisation, our cottage became the target of an aerial bombardment – by rooks

Rachel Cooke

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Diego Cortez obituary
Curator who introduced Jean-Michel Basquiat to the art world through his influential 1981 show New York/New Wave

Oliver Basciano

14, Jul, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Samuel Beckett: Cascando review – existentialist stroll around the Barbican
The walkways and pools of the London arts centre shimmer with possibility in this promenade adaptation of Beckett’s 1963 radio play

Miriam Gillinson

08, Jul, 2021 @10:04 AM

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Barbican boss to step down after ‘institutional racism’ row
Barbican denies Sir Nicholas Kenyon’s departure was prompted by claims organisation was ‘insidiously’ racist

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @12:34 PM

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Arsenal’s 1989 title-winning match to get orchestral treatment
Work by Mark-Anthony Turnage at Barbican celebrates 2-0 victory against Liverpool at Anfield

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Jun, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Barbican staff say it is ‘institutionally racist’ despite action plan
Book details more than 100 instances of alleged prejudicial behaviour at the arts organisation

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

10, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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