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Enlightenment

Interview

Neil MacGregor: why the Humboldt Forum is ‘an amazing opportunity to attract new audiences’

The former British Museum director, who steered the project for three years, discusses its Enlightenment roots and ambition to engage a wider public

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Books

Thinking with pictures: how images were used for philosophical thinking in the Early Modern period

A rich and fascinating book on what can rightly be called the art of philosophy

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Exhibitions

The man who made the Louvre: Dominique-Vivant de Non and the exhibition in his honour

An exhibition devoted to the ultimate Enlightenment man who built the collections of the world’s first modern museum

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Exhibitions

Columbus Museum of Art, The Age of Enlightenment reaches Ohio

A major loan show from Dresden’s Picture Gallery concentrates on paintings rather than decorative arts