The Monocle Weekly

Noah Horowitz, Paddy Butler, Yasmine Seale and Paulo Lemos Horta

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9 December 2018

Episode 492

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As Art Basel Miami Beach takes place in the US, we hear about some of the highlights from the art fair’s director Noah Horowitz, artist Abraham Cruzvillegas and gallerist Bree Zucker. Plus, Christmas reads with Libreria bookshop’s Paddy Butler, and we learn the backstory of classic tale ‘Aladdin’ with Yasmine Seale and Paulo Lemos Horta.

9 December 2018

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Bill Leuty joins Tom Edwards and Fernando Augusto Pacheco to look to the week ahead.

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Chapter 2

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Paddy Butler

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As the creative director steering one of London’s most distinctive bookshops, Libreria, Paddy Butler is well placed to know a good read or two. He joins us to discuss great books to give at Christmas time, and the shop’s upcoming charity event dedicated to aiding refugees.

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Noah Horowitz, Abraham Cruzvillegas and Bree Zucker

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Art Basel Miami Beach has grown in recent years into one of the art world’s essential global stop-offs. We hear from the show’s director Noah Horowitz and speak with Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas and gallerist Bree Zucker of Kurimanzutto Gallery, to learn why the event becomes more popular every the year.

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Yasmine Searle and Paulo Lemos Horta

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Whether it’s the Disney incarnation or pantomime fun, the story of ‘Aladdin’ is a regular cultural touchstone around Christmas. But the original folktale is a far darker and more complex story, and translator and writer Yasmine Seale, along with editor Paulo Lemos Horta, has created a new translation of the text that looks to approach the age-old story with a fresh perspective.

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