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Moroni: Portrait of an artist

At university, I kept a dog-eared postcard of Giovan Battista Moroni’s painting ‘The Tailor’ stuck in pride of place on the wall …

Turn around, bright eyes

A week today, the Australian singer/songwriter Sia releases her sixth studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear. You may not recognise Sia’s name, but …

Saying cheese since 1838

When, in 1838, Louis Daguerre produced a daguerreotype of the Boulevard de Temple in Paris, the long exposure time of over ten …