Contributors / Marisa Mazria Katz

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Hume with a view

Turner Prize-nominated artist Gary Hume – lauded by the art world and a wider audience alike – is known for his vibrant high-gloss creations.

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Backstage pass

We go behind the scenes at a stadium-sized operation where creating sets for some of the most famous live TV shows in the US – and the world – has become a family affair.

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Artistic merit

Art can prove a difficult topic of conversation even for the most formidable minds. But when artist-cum-critic David Salle and author Francine Prose get together they make it look effortless. Coincidence? We think not.

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Being scene

With commercial galleries on the rise and an ambitious programme of museum development, Los Angeles is forging a formidable reputation as a centre for contemporary art. But can it really rival New York?

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We are family

As part of our exploration of dynasties, Monocle meets two families who have built cultural powerhouses up from the ground: the Bonniers’ huge Swedish media machine, and the Glimchers’ art gallery empire.

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Museum pieces

Museum culture has altered radically in recent years. Here we spotlight the most exciting venues and ask what makes an ideal 21st-century museum.






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