Daryl Fowkes

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Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills

More physicians are offering a different perspective on paintings by ‘diagnosing’ pieces of art.<p>When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so, apparently, is a medical diagnosis.<p>Rheumatologist Sara E. Walker spent her life doing research on and treating patients with lupus and …

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Sex Without Fear

Gabriel and his friends like to go dancing at places in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen like Viva and Pacha. One night last winter, they ended up at a …

My Life as a Magnolia Bakery Cupcake Bouncer

There is something strange about the way people wait in lines in New York City for food: the bleary-eyed standing out the door during rush hour at …

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This Is Irrefutable Evidence Of The Value Of A Humanities Education

“You shouldn’t enter college worried about what you will do when you exit,” David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, said at a World Economic Forum panel discussion last week on the state of the humanities.<p>These words may be comforting to the thousands of humanities and social sciences …

Hitler's Nude Nymphs to Go on View at Neue Galerie - Art in America

A painting once owned by Adolf Hitler will soon be on view in New York.<p>A show focused on the 1937 exhibition of “degenerate” modern art staged by the …

How great artists depict winter in 10 sublime paintings

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The Christmas story in art: we three kings

The Adoration of the Magi is one of the great themes of European religious art – and obviously one of the most Christmassy. But it is more in line with the materialism of a modern Christmas than traditionalists might like to think. It is very much an artistic celebration of presents and wealth.<p>One …

Buddha's birthplace brings light to Nepal | China

The discovery of the world's earliest Buddhist temple, marking the birthplace of the Buddha south of the Himalayas in Nepal, could give a powerful push in the drive to lift nearby villagers out of crushing poverty.<p>Visits by some of the world's 500 million Buddhists to this holy site near Nepal's …

The best art exhibitions of 2016

<b>William Eggleston: Portraits</b><p><b>Where:</b> National Portrait Gallery<p><b>Address:</b> St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE<p><b>Until:</b> October 23<p><b>In a nutshell:</b> William Eggleston's Southern Gothic-style photographs are steamier than a heatwave<p><i>Read our review of William Eggleston: Portraits</i><p><b>Winifred Knights</b><p><b>Where:</b> Dulwich …

Russian dancer gets six years for Bolshoi acid attack

A Russian dancer has been jailed for six years for an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet.<p>Sulphuric acid was thrown at Sergei Filin outside his Moscow flat in January, badly damaging his eyesight.<p>A judge said Pavel Dmitrichenko and two others had …

Miley Cyrus Sings ‘Wrecking Ball’ With a Cat at American Music Awards

For Miley Cyrus’ American Music Award appearance, the 21-year-old pop star avoided twerking, on-stage spliffs and anything remotely controversial …

Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions

And why their "bad" decisions might be more rational than you'd think.<p>In August, <i>Science</i> published a landmark study concluding that poverty, itself, hurts our ability to make decisions about school, finances, and life, imposing a mental burden similar to losing 13 IQ points.<p>It was widely seen as a …

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Mystery surrounds collapse of Banksy sale to benefit Housing Works charity

It was presented in a fanfare of publicity as the single-most valuable donation ever made to an Aids and anti-homelessness charity in New York, a "genuine" Banksy painting that was auctioned for an astonishing $615,000.<p>But, as with so many other events in the controversial career of the secretive …

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Anthony Caro, Louise Bourgeois and the Turner prize – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Daumier (1808-1879): Visions of Paris</b><p>The French poet and art critic Charles Baudelaire famously wrote an essay called The Painter of Modern Life. Today this essay, or at least its title, is widely quoted. It is often associated with the insouciant urban eye of his friend …