Women in Art + Félix Vallotton

Unlock Art: Where are the women in art? is the latest in a series of eight short films that has been keeping me busy at work. Produced by Tate in partnership with Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, the  Unlock Art film series was conceived to make visual arts more accessible, introducing topics such as the history of…

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John Williams: Stoner

Stoner was in the bag as I waited for the train at Brussels’ Gare Centrale to bring me to Amsterdam. If I didn’t know that the book is named after the protagonist, William Stoner, I might have cast it aside as being a novel about someone who is constantly stoned. While the title seems a…

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Indonesian food: Sedap!

People often ask me if I miss Singapore. My answer typically starts with “not really, though I miss my family and friends, and also the food…” before I launch into a discussion about the absence of hawker centre and kopi tiam (coffee shop) in Europe and the lack of no frills, quality, reasonably priced Asian eating places…

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