Contributors / Chiara Rimella

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Eagle's eye

Retailer Alex Eagle is realising her vision of covetable and lovingly selected womenswear, furniture and more at her loft boutique in London’s West End.

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The Ten

History feels alive and kicking this month. Our picks include a Netflix series about a pioneering African-American millionaire, Tom Stoppard’s personal new play and choreographers of the past on show in São Paulo. Plus: the…

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More than Mozart

Who are the contemporary heirs to Austria’s artistic heroes? From darkly poetic films to specialist record shops, here’s a selection of distinctively Austrian cultural highlights.

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The Ten

Let there be light: Oklahoma Contemporary is clad in undulating aluminium to reflect the prairie sun and the Sydney Biennale is spotlighting overlooked stories from artists around the world. Plus: Caribou’s most personal…

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The Ten

It didn’t take long for Frieze to find its Californian groove and the UK art fair is back in Los Angeles this month. Plus: training the lens on the male; farce and fantasy on stage and page; a new Nigerian journal offering…

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Short and sharp

It started in Tokyo but 1,200 cities now host PechaKucha events, where you give brief talks governed by strict rules. Monocle’s culture editor Chiara Rimella takes the stage.

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Showing their colours

Tokyo’s contemporary-art scene (and collector base) is growing, thanks in part to a group of energetic gallerists with a passion for their country’s creativity. We put four of them – and their key artists – in the frame.

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Changing the picture

When three friends opened a small cinema in the coastal town of Zushi, it was the spark for the city’s cultural transformation.

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The Ten

From fantastical anime to upbeat electronica and art shows that interrogate the relationship between man and machine, Japan has much to offer those looking to jump-start their imaginations.

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The opener

Art for diplomats, curbing California’s cushty canteen culture, dining cars hit the buffers and a political tussle on Chinese cinema screens.

Global

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The Ten

This autumn, the meaning and power of love get a fresh outing on stage, TV and in music. So get ready for plenty of laughs, tears and everything in between with the help of our indispensable guide to the top cultural picks…

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Quality controller

Goodbye summer; goodbye blockbusters and beach reads. Autumn is the time for more contemplative films, series and novels, and we’ve found the best of the season. And when it’s time to give the screen a rest, we’ve got you…

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Top of the class

Tel Aviv’s Shenkar College is one of the world’s best fashion schools, where design skills and technical nous go hand in hand. But what happens after graduation?

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Crowd pleasers

An increasing number of independent media outlets are launching via crowdfunding campaigns. But building on this income while delivering on promises is another challenge; we look at seven ventures playing to the crowd.

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Hot picks

Fill those endless days with the best in sight and sound, thanks to our sunny selection.

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Front and centre

The spotlights used in many a film classic were made by a family-run company in a tiny Bavarian town. We meet the German engineers bringing a warm glow to Hollywood.

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The shore thing

Summer by the sea demands a particular kind of playlist. We ask three sunkissed selectors to pick their hottest tunes.

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Judging a book by its cover

Is it the cardinal sin? Not according to those who design the jackets that catch your eye in the bookshop. We meet them to find out why – when it comes to selecting reading material – it should be love at first sight.

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The Ten

Are you experiencing Netflix fatigue? Do your Spotify playlists feel uninspired? Then it’s time to take charge. This month we launch our new guide to the unmissable films, series, art, books and records that should make…

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Keep it in the family

Though it has grown from two staff to 30 in 10 years, Rabih Kayrouz still values close bonds at his Maison.

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State of the art

As 2018 hits the run-out groove we praise its creative highs and cast an eye over what’s ahead.

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Expo: Ivory hours

At this time of year revelries often end up in calls for a song and one more drink. And whether you like a hearty chorus or to be left alone in a darkened booth, the piano bar can be the final stop on many a glorious night…

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