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Although the components of Daniel Lind-Ramos's sculptures are as abstract as they are diverse, he imbues them with a remarkable anthropomorphic specificity, building a new pantheon from the wreckage of colonialism:

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When photocopiers were first introduced in the late 1940s, only trained ‘key operators’, usually women, had permission to use them. Pati Hill’s works experiments in the medium are prescient for their foregrounding of female labour.

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‘Your songs are always full of colour and samples, beats and melodies, dizzying rhythms and more melodies still.’ From the archive: Sukhdev Sandhu's postcard to Swedish musician Jens Lekman

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'These artists seemed to be preparing for a voyage to another plane, an alternate universe or an eternal party.' Lucy Ives on artists who transformed their homes into other worlds:

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'From his eyebrow piercing, handlebar moustache and bleached mullet, to the satin leopard print shirts, leather Stetsons and priest collars, Joe Exotic is aesthetic dynamite.' @Ro_Mclaughlin  on the controversial star of Netflix’s Tiger King:

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'Tschabalala Self’s private tableaux tempt our scrutiny, while also discouraging it: to view one of her paintings is to play the interloper or voyeur, ashamed yet impelled by unseemly interest and access.' @LaconicLake  on the artist's show @ICAinBOSTON 

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Precarity screwball: @chen_ken  on why ‘Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens’ is the sitcom for our times

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For our series #BehindClosedDoors , editorial assistant Sean Burns selects Linder’s ‘Linderism’ @kettlesyard . ''Linderism' is arch style: punk-iconoclasm; jilted domesticity; black leather gloves; feminist '70s cut-ups and pornography overlaid with enormous suggestive flowers.'

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'Ulay and I were born on the same day and met on our birthday – it was a very crazy, romantic thing.' - Marina Abramovic on her longtime companion and collaborator, Ulay (1943–2020)

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Viral photo of Palestinian protester compared to Delacroix’s ‘Liberty Leading the People’:

An open letter signed by over 100 leading artists argues that ‘every child should have equal access to the benefits that the arts and culture bring, not just a privileged few’

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Two thirds of GPs believe that arts engagement helps prevent ill health, a new survey has revealed

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#FriezeRecommends - @Oniropolis  recommends Radio Garden, a site and app where you can explore the world’s radio stations in real-time. You can hear what people are listening to on the Trans-Siberian railway or the edges of the Rub’ al Khali:

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Ai Weiwei says his Beijing studio has been razed by authorities. ‘What you have been told and what appears in front of your eyes can never be clearly explained. That’s the character of an authoritarian society,’ he told us:

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Was Lady Gaga’s ‘Artpop’ Better Than You Remember?

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We are devastated to learn of the death of Okwui Enwezor. One of the most important thinkers of recent decades, his curating and writing was characterised by its erudition, compassion & originality. He was a fierce believer in the power of art to change the world. #okwuienwezor 

We are saddened to hear the UK has voted to leave the EU. This will affect artists, arts funding & cultural diversity generally.

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