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Grayson Perry: Typical Man in a Dress – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Grayson Perry Reviewer:  Stephen M Hornby Typical Man In A Dress might be described as a polemic, except that it really isn’t that polemical.  It is essentially a one man illustrated lecture; Grayson Perry presenting his meditations on masculinity.  Dressed splendidly in vivid dresses designed by students that he teaches, Perry issues forth on the ills of retromasculinity.  while ...

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NEWS: Hytner given award for services to the Arts

  Nick Hytner, the former Director of the National Theatre has been awarded the Critic’s Circle Award for Services to the Arts. The annual award was created in 1988 and the first person to receive it was Peter Hall, one of Hytner’s predecessors at the National. Accepting the award, Hytner said: “By rights I should be accepting it in partnership ...

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Exhibition Review: Magna Carta (An Embroidery) – British Library, London

  Artist: Cornelia Parker Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   On the 799th anniversary of Magna Carta – 15 June 2014 – artist Cornelia Parker printed the Wikipedia page about this famous contract signed by King John and marking the beginning of constitutional democracy. Now, almost a year later an embroidered version of that very page has gone on display at the ...

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