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Spotlight on the contemporary art world with Xavier Veilhan

In today’s Culture show we look at the extraordinary success of contemporary art. Eve Jackson meets one of the most interesting artists of our time, the inventive sculptor Xavier Veilhan. Also in the show the Paris contemporary art fair, the FIAC, thumbs its nose at the economic woes. We discuss this year's edition with our resident art critic, Sean Rose.

Photo credits: © Florian Kleinefenn ©Veilhan/Adagp, Paris, 2011
Courtesy Galerie Perrotin, Paris

 

 

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2017-09-21 culture

This week’s not-to-miss exhibitions

From the life and career of the Greek opera singer, Maria Callas, at Paris's new concert hall on the river Seine to Monet’s secret art collection and Berlin’s new graffiti...

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2017-09-20 culture

Film show: 'It', 'Loveless', 'Nothing to Hide' and 'The Party'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film releases, including "It", "Loveless", "The Party" and "Nothing to Hide".

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2017-09-19 culture

Elizabeth Strout: 'There’s something emotionally truthful about my characters'

Elizabeth Strout weaves deceptively simple stories of small-town America that explore human relationships and reveal universal truths. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Olive...

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2017-09-18 culture

Music show: Stacey Kent, Fergie and Van Morrison

Jazz fans are no stranger to Stacey Kent’s effortless, crystal-clear vocals. The multilingual jazz vocalist dropped by the studio to talk about her upcoming album "I Know I...

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2017-09-15 culture

Award-winning photography emerges from the ruins of Mosul

Perpignan’s "Visa Pour L'Image" festival has awarded its top prize to Laurent Van der Stock for his work documenting the battle for Mosul. The photojournalism festival was...

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