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Images of Josephine Baker are projected on the Pantheon monument during a ceremony dedicated to the American-born French dancer and singer in Paris on Tuesday night. Photograph:   Thibault Camus/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) must have been the happiest woman in heaven on Tuesday night, when President Emmanuel Macron inducted her into the Panthéo(...)

Salma Hayak: ‘One of my strengths is I don’t hold a grudge ... I’m not interested in shaming anyone. I just want it to stop’ Photograph: Chad Batka/The New York Times

Salma Hayek is dreadfully jetlagged, which is one of the perils of having homes around the world and frequently hopping between them. “Let me tell you(...)

Mark Cousins

Fans of Mark Cousins’s documentaries will know that epic surveys such as The Story of Film and Women Make Film jostle with more personal projects that(...)

 Andrea Riseborough stars in spooky thriller Here Before

A little more than 12 months ago, when the Galway Film Fleadh went entirely virtual, we were already getting the sense that the Covid crisis was unlik(...)

Born in 1958, Keith Haring grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania. He moved to New York in 1978, evolving from a street art start to an international art star. Photograph: Joe McNally/Getty

The potential to be transported to a different place, to hear different sounds, meet different people, engage with different ideas, feels almost as re(...)

The healing power of nature is a theme that’s central to many of this year’s crop of great gardening books.

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that nature has the power to soothe and restore us even in the very darkest of times, a theme that’s cent(...)

Luchita Hurtado. Public collections across the world, including the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the British Museum in London, now feature her work. Photograph: Charley Gallay/Getty Images

Luchita Hurtado Born: November 28th, 1920 Died: August 13th, 2020 Recent years have seen a number of female artists rise to international prominenc(...)

A yard with pieces from Home Street Home in Harold’s Cross. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

As the country reopens, the independent decor sector is pushing through to give home lovers a wider selection of things to fill their homes with. Here(...)

Detail from Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi's work is urgent, immediate, compelling and often ignored The grisly scene seems spot-lit. A man is lying on a bed, h(...)

Sarah Browne: Report to an Academy (2016),  HD video 28 minutes. Courtesy: the artist

What should “equality” really mean for women? One argument suggests it demands support for women to achieve the same as men. Why is support required? (...)

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