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Hettie Judah

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Book Club

Sex, Soho, cocksure snappers and cigarette money: the making of London’s 1960s art world

A new book by Lisa Tickner, called London's New Scene, focuses on a cast of glamorous characters and gritty drama, with much that resonates today

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Book of the month

Reviewed: Warhol, A Life as Art by Blake Gopnik

Three Andy Warhol devotees give their take on the near-1000 page biography

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Exhibitions

Twin shows finally give Victor Willing the recognition he deserves

Concurrent exhibitions at Hastings Contemporary and Turps track the influences of the Slade and Bacon to the playfulness of his later works

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Royal Academy of Arts

Ignominy to influence: a history of women at the Royal Academy

London institution’s founders included two women, but a long period of male domination has only recently been challenged