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Shunned, seized and now celebrated: the porn paintings of Betty Tompkins
Inspired by her husband’s porn stash, the artist’s explicit work horrified galleries and customs officials. Now the world can’t get enough. We visit her New York studio

Hermione Hoby

06, Mar, 2019 @3:46 PM

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A story of survival: New York’s last remaining independent bookshops
Writer Philippe Ungar and photographer Franck Bohbot travelled across the Big Apple to meet 50 indie booksellers in their habitats

Hermione Hoby

02, Jun, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Karley Sciortino: the sex blogger and Slutever presenter redefining sexuality
Sciortino – a real-life Carrie Bradshaw – uses humour, parody and satire to open up conversations about sex

Hermione Hoby

29, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Jeffrey Eugenides: ‘I’m not trying to compete with the outrageousness of Trump’
The Pulitzer prize-winning author on his pledge to be cheerful in dark times

Interview by Hermione Hoby

25, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Good Time directors the Safdie brothers: ‘Robert Pattinson was just a guy chasing work’
The low-budget crime-thriller film-makers talk about being ‘petrified of stasis’ and casting the Twilight star in their latest release, despite not having seen his movies

Hermione Hoby

16, Nov, 2017 @4:31 PM

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Naomi Campbell: ‘People try to use your past to blackmail you. I won’t allow it’
Late and distracted by her phone, the model soon transforms from hauteur to warmth. She discusses racism, Vogue, stereotypes of black women and how, at 47, she’s finally become comfortable in her own skin

Hermione Hoby

05, Nov, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Harvey Weinstein: fall of Hollywood player they once called ‘God’ | Observer profile
For years rumours surrounded the movie mogul behind films such as Shakespeare in Love and Gangs of New York, but now his accusers are going on the record alleging sex assaults

Hermione Hoby

07, Oct, 2017 @11:04 PM

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Exhibition at New York's MoMA embraces fashion for second time
The Museum of Modern Art last devoted a show to clothes in 1944. Its new show considers the last 100 years of dress

Hermione Hoby

26, Sep, 2017 @6:51 PM

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The day Taylor Swift held my hand for a photo shoot
It’s summertime, New York City, 2014 and a starstruck reporter interviews the charismatic singer at a restaurant. Then it’s time to go…

Hermione Hoby

16, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Haim: the soft-rock sisters on working hard to sound effortless
They have had to endure condescension from men – and learn to pee at their urinals – but the graft is paying off for the Californian trio. ‘We take it so seriously,’ they say

Hermione Hoby

06, Jul, 2017 @4:30 PM

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Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins: ‘People really thought that only men loved action movies’
As the first female director of a Marvel or DC film, Jenkins has gently reinterpreted the superhero genre, bringing love and compassion to the world of fights and fantasy

Hermione Hoby

26, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Antibirth star Natasha Lyonne: ‘Isn’t everyone entitled to an existential breakdown?’
After dropping out for close to a decade, Natasha Lyonne is finally at peace with her past. Now the Orange is the New Black star teams up with best friend Chloë Sevigny in the new horror shocker

Hermione Hoby

06, Apr, 2017 @1:23 PM

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