Art & Culture

Art & CultureHistoryThought-provoking

A guide for restless hearts: in conversation with a classic of world literature

(4 minute read)
It’s time to explore your own mystery, says Luca La Monica, guided by one of history’s greatest thinkers.

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Art & CultureFamily

Telling life’s real stories

(8 minute read)
The best stories are often those not written down, believes Joseph Evans.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

When the storm clouds gather inside

(11 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon reads a book about weather where the storms are more personal than meteorological.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

Flying high: what birds, artists and time have in common

(8 minute read)
Three books take Prakarsh Singh into new dimensions of being.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19FamilyLifestyle

The Decameron and the power of stories

(5 minute read)
Though telling stories might seem an escape from our Covid confinement reality, Jaqueline Silverio believes that doing so will help us face up better to its challenges.

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Art & Culture

When is a painting not just a painting?

(4 minute read)
Luca La Monica goes behind the masterpiece by Raphael, ‘School of Athens’, and discovers a recipe for a new way of living.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Harmed by hyperlinks and why fireflies spark: it’s time to rediscover books

(7 minute read)
Prakarsh Singh opens some unread books around the house and ends up in some very strange places.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Log in, contemplate and transcend: an art lover’s guide to online viewing

(7 minute read)
Carolyn Morrison takes a look at what’s on offer on social media platforms while the world’s great museums and galleries remain closed.

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Art & Culture

Poetry page

(1 minute read)
In this Easter season, Joseph Evans explores what “resurrection” might mean for us in practice, particularly in the midst of the challenges which coronavirus confinement is bringing with it.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19History

Lost in golden times: how a 20th century literary masterpiece could help you cope with Covid woes

(5 minute read)
Martin Ketterer suggests that Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited could be just what you need in this time of confinement.

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