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Surprising Americans...

Today, author Laird Hunt talks about his latest novel “Ray of the Star”. It explores the mind of a loner who falls in love with a street artist. Hunt is “one of the most talented young american writers” according to acclaimed author Paul Auster. In his fourth novel Hunt has adopted a rather rare literary technique with chapter long sentences. And THE unmissable event in Paris, for all Anglophones who wish to meet new people. It involves drinks, food and happens in a charming Parisian loft...

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2014-10-31 culture

Are camera phones, selfies and Instragram destroying photography?

From presidential selfies to never-ending photo feeds, the world is drowning in images. As photo fever takes over Paris with "Le mois de la photo" (the month of photography), Eve...

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2014-10-30 culture

Art show: From Frank Gehry's glass sails to Paul McCarthy's sex toys

In today's art special, Eve Jackson goes inside Paris's Louis Vuitton Foundation with the man who made it, Frank Gehry. We also head to conceptual artist Paul McCarthy's...

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2014-10-29 culture

Film show: Halloween horrors and Hollywood history

Film critic Lisa Nessleson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's big cinema releases, including "Chef" and "The Go Go Boys". They also discuss the season’s scary movies, from...

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2014-10-28 culture

Thaddaeus Ropac talks contemporary art: The market, the moguls and the masterpieces

We're joined in the studio by gallery owner Thaddaeus Ropac. The Austrian contemporary art expert represents more than 60 different artists and has galleries in Salzburg, Paris...

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2014-10-24 culture

Paris rediscovers Picasso

The biggest collection of Picasso's work is once again back on show in his adopted home of France. The museum in Paris, dedicated to the most famous artist of the 20th century,...

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