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  • Sorley Maclean was one of the great figures of what is sometimes called the 20th-century Scottish literary renaissance.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • With his residual romanticism and often frank embrace of 20th-century glamour, Stezaker is perhaps closer to an artist such as Hannah Höch, whose Album of 1933 juxtaposes press imagery with ravishing fashion illustrations and fragments of a sublime or disturbing nature.

    Brian Dillon on John Stezaker at the Whitechapel Gallery

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

  • In New York, the open space is surrounded by a wonderfully eclectic collection of 19th- and 20th-century American architectural artifacts.

    The MFA's New Art of the Americas Wing . . .

  • I'm staggered that Joanna Russ has never received this particular recognition -- she's a giant of the genre, the author of some of the most important SF of the 20th-century.

    January 2010

  • But now widespread theft of music has returned to wipe out the creative and financial gains made by 20th-century songwriters and artists, and as Damian points out, "Without records as clearly delineated receptacles of value, last century's rules -both industrial and creative- are out the window."

    Rick Carnes: Has Music Piracy Killed the 'Recording Artist'?

  • As part of the ongoing Site Platform series of installations in the making, Sonya Dyer constructs a Paul Robeson Research Station, dedicated to the renowned 20th-century singer, actor, writer and civil rights campaigner.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Prior to 20th-century Western intervention, Christian and Jewish minorities in the Islamic world -- considered "people of the Book" due to their worship of the same God as Muslims -- fared relatively well, certainly better than Muslim and Jewish minorities in Europe.

    Stephen Zunes: U.S. Deserves Its Share of Blame for Fate of Arab Christians

  • It includes everything from medieval tales richly imagined in widescreen format, to austere dramas set amid 20th-century turmoil.

    Reality Czech

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