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Plywood, sci-fi and famously bad films

On my July MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Good wood Delve into the history and pioneering future of plywood at the V&A Don’t miss: The final frontier The Barbican goes sci-fi, from rare film and books to a Black Mirror installation … Continue reading

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Giacometti, Hokusai, Paula Hawkins and a feminist podcast

On my May MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Cutting a fine figure Giacometti’s full body of work revealed in a major Tate Modern retrospective Don’t miss: Making waves The British Museum goes beyond Hokusai’s iconic print Commuter corner Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water … Continue reading

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Russian phantoms, American identity and S-Town

On my April MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Russian phantoms The Design Museum resurrects utopian Soviet architecture Don’t miss: American abyss From Edward Hopper to Grant Wood: 1930s Americana at the Royal Academy Commuter corner Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and new podcast … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Emma Hamilton and The Nix

On my January MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Do the maths The Science Museum’s new gallery, designed by the late Zaha Hadid, shows how sums underpin the modern world Don’t miss: Portrait of a lady Emma Hamilton’s extraordinary life explored at … Continue reading

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New Design Museum, Caravaggio and Zadie Smith

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: New designs The Design Museum reopens with a permanent collection and the Designs of the Year Don’t miss: Life and soul The National Gallery explores Caravaggio’s influence on his contemporaries Commuter corner Zadie … Continue reading

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Top 10 Page to Stage Adaptations

From War Horse and Les Mis to Jane Eyre and 1984, here are 10 of the best theatrical translations. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Public art, Delacroix and multimedia horror

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Public display A new Historic England exhibition highlights exceptional post-war public art – much of which is disappearing. Don’t miss: Modern master The National Gallery illustrates Delacroix’s enduring influence. Commuter corner A multimedia … Continue reading

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Barnes, Pepys and painted gardens

Highlights of my January MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Dear diary A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum shows London through Samuel Pepys’s eyes. Don’t miss: Green fingers The Royal Academy of Arts brings together Monet, Matisse, Kandinsky and more in … Continue reading

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An Open Book: David Lan

The Young Vic’s artistic director shares his favourite reads, from Steinbeck and social history to Henry James and Stanislavsky. Read my full theartsdesk interview here

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Palladio, Eames and Margaret Atwood

Highlights of my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: In our DNA A new RIBA exhibition celebrates the enduring legacy of influential architect Palladio Don’t miss: Pull up a chair The Barbican hosts a survey of design pioneers Ray and … Continue reading

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