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National Galleries Scotland Ends Partnership With BP Due To Climate Change Concerns | Arts

  After the growing pressure that has involved the National Portrait Gallery in London for its collaboration with BP, National Galleries Scotland is the latest in the UK to take the initiative to end their links to BP. This choice will bring a change in the art world, now deeply involved in doing everything necessary to not have a dramatic[…]

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Artist Doris Salcedo Wins Nomura Art Award For Work On Political Violence | Arts

  Doris Salcedo is a Colombian artist who has exhibited ‘Shibboleth’, an installation consisting of a 167 meter long crack on the floor, hosted in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern. In her artworks, she has always taken inspiration from the political troubles she has experienced with her family in Colombia.   For this particular exhibition, she has won[…]

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Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival Is Back With Unmissable New Programme | Culture

  The iconic Alexandra Palace is set to host its annual two day Fireworks Festival on November 1 and 2, and has today announced an interesting programme with over 100,000 people expected to attend. The Festival represents an unmissable opportunity to enjoy a breath-taking and lighted-up view of the city from Ally Pally’s reknowed location in North London.   The[…]

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Margaret Atwood And Bernardine Evaristo Jointly Awarded 2019 Booker Prize | Arts

  Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been jointly awarded with the 2019 Booker Prize, respectively for their novels The Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other. The authors will also divide the £50,000 prize.   The prize has been split twice before, between Nadine Gordimer and Stanley Middleton in 1974, and Michael Ondaatje and Barry Unsworth in 1992. After the 1992[…]

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Nobel Economics Prize Winners Deliver New Approach To Alleviating Global Poverty | Inspiration

  Royal Academy of Science has revealed the winners of the Nobel Economic Prize. This years it awarded three academics: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, an husband-and-wife team both currently working at MIT and the Harvard professor Michael Kremer.   The reason they were awarded the prize was for having “introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways[…]

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