Sol Henriquez-Gough

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Bored of cookie-cutter conformity in music? Eagulls, Girl Band, Evil Blizzard and Sleaford Mods bring the noise

As he sits, nursing a cold and a mineral water, in a quiet corner of a working-men's club in Leeds, it's hard to believe that George Mitchell has just caused uproar on American network television. But it's true. Mitchell's band Eagulls are fresh from playing live on The Late Show with David …

Uncovered: the dark side of Paul Gauguin – in pictures

Thought you knew everything about Paul Gauguin’s colourful, lush art? Think again. The new MoMA show Gauguin: Metamorphoses sidelines his picture-postcard paintings in favour of his relentlessly dark drawings and woodcuts – complete with Tahitian idols, evil spirits and horned beasts

Channel 4 to broadcast footage of 9/11 New York attacks filmed from space

Video footage of the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on New York filmed from space is to be broadcast in full on British TV for the first time by Channel 4 later this month.<p>The footage, in which a huge plume of smoke is seen stretching from the site of the devastated World Trade Centre towers, was …

Big power talks on Ukraine crisis make little progress

PARIS/KIEV (Reuters) - High-level diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine made little apparent headway at talks in Paris on Wednesday with Moscow and Washington at odds and Russia’s foreign minister refusing to recognise his Ukrainian counterpart.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said …

Murder on the dancefloor: art's fascination with death

The metaphoric relationship between dancing and sex is a two-way street, as in "rockin' and rollin'" and the euphemistic "horizontal tango", a term …

Ezra Pound’s transatlantic poet’s society

US poet Ezra Pound, celebrated at a conference at Trinity, had close links with Irish writers and politicians and became Joyce’s unpaid agent<p>Tue, Jul …

Literature

Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age

To keep their bodies running at peak performance, people often hit the gym, pounding away at the treadmill to strengthen muscles and build endurance. …

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Fast Sketch - Minimalism

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy of an artist

If Leonardo da Vinci’s uncannily accurate studies of the human body had been published in his lifetime, they would have changed the course of science, says Alastair Sooke.<p>One day, probably during the winter of 1507-08, <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> found himself chatting with an old man in the hospital of Santa …

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Weekend Words: Ditch

The soap opera known as the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art continues to unfold, with recent revelations that Steven Cohen, one of LA MOCA’s …

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Fast Sketch - Deconstructivism

The Hard Luck and Beautiful Life of Liam Neeson

Actor, ass-kicker, widower, philosophizer, big man, funny man, capable drinker of pinot noir: may we introduce to you, the man you've known for all these years<p><i>Originally published in the March issue</i><p><b>Liam Neeson and I</b> last spoke a week before I wrote this sentence. At that time, I asked him what he …

'This Did Something Powerful to Me': Authors' Favorite First Lines of Books

Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood, David Gilbert, Roxane Gay, and other writers share their thoughts on what makes an inviting and memorable opening sentence.<p>AP and Library of Congress.<p>When I interviewed Stephen King for the By Heart series, he told me about some of his favorite opening lines in …

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In Praise of Being Dumb

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Being smart is highly overrated, according to Kenneth Goldsmith, the Museum of Modern Art's first poet laureate. …

What drives writers to drink? http://t.gu.com/nm2Qm Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature – and all addicted to alcohol. In an extract from her new book, The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing looks at the link between writers and the bottle