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Lena Dunham and the confessional memoir

Girls’ creator Lena Dunham is the latest author of a shocking personal memoir. Hephzibah Anderson explains the dos and don’ts of the sensational literary genre.<p>If you’ve ever tuned in to the cult TV show Girls, you probably feel like you know plenty about Lena Dunham already. Not only is she its …

The hidden messages in songs

Conspiracy theorists often find ‘secret’ lyrics by playing records backwards. BBC Culture picks apart the myths to find the best subliminal meanings.<p>In 1878, a year after he created the phonograph, US inventor Thomas Edison noted that the cylinder could be rotated backwards to pleasing effect: “the …

London Film Festival: Films to watch

The ‘nerdworkers’ of Istanbul

The visual arts scene in Istanbul has taken off over the past 10 years. Nikki Bedi meets three of the coolest and most surprising of these young artists on the Asian side of Istanbul.<p>Candas Sisman, Erdem Dilbaz and Osman Koc are category-defying artists – as interested in engineering, software and …

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The museum that changed Turkish art

As Turkey's first and biggest museum of modern and contemporary art marks its 10th birthday, Nikki Bedi meets curator Celenk Bafra to find out how it has become a top international art destination so quickly.<p>Before a former customs warehouse opened in 2004 as the Istanbul Modern, Turkey was not …

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Who are the 20th Century’s 10 best composers?

It was a turbulent and fascinating 100 years in music history – who made the greatest contributions? Clemency Burton-Hill makes her picks.<p>Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Philip Glass on the eve of the world premiere of his new opera The Trial<i>,</i> based on Kafka’s masterpiece. Researching …

Dylan Thomas: Rock ‘n’ roll poet

It is 100 years since the birth of Dylan Thomas, who set the template for future poets and spoken word. But what made him unique? Jane Ciabattari looks back.<p>Dylan Thomas, whose centenary is on 27 October, was a prodigy who became a living legend, the first poet to be magnified by celebrity culture …

Matisse’s cut-outs: A South Seas voyage into history

Henri Matisse started making his iconic cut-outs after an illness. But it was a special journey that inspired the form they would take. Alastair Sooke reports.<p>Last month an important exhibition devoted to the swan-song of the French artist Henri Matisse opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New …

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