In the history of Western Art so often the female is the beautiful muse, or mere adornment to an image. Typically she lacks power, profile or status. But in this photograph, whilst the female is turned away from the lens, her face obscured by a wig and seemingly gazing at the male subject of the photo, her clothing suggests all is not quite as it seems. For on the back of the sequinned jacket writ large across the pink heart is the name CORBYN.
Playwright and Art Historian
Dr Laura-Jane Foley is a writer and art historian.
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What true lover of theatre can condemn the newspapers? How thrilling and marvellous that theatre can make headlines! A 400-year-old play and a piece of new writing both received attention out of proportion to their newsworthyness.
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Hosted by the bright and beautiful Anita Rani, the quiz is influenced by <em>QI</em> and <em>University Challenge</em>. Over four rounds teams are tested on a wide range of arts trivia from David Bowie to George Eliot.
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