The Foreign Desk

Autocracies and art

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5 August 2017

Episode 187

30 minutes


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In part one of our summer series we explore the relationship between autocratic regimes and art. From lewd fantasy art collections and obscene home decor to the vast and impressive – not to mention expensive – state collections of Qatar. We ask why power and money rarely lead to good taste.

5 August 2017

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