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15 Nov 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘London Grads Now 21’, Saatchi Gallery: 

We celebrate the next generation of artists at the Saatchi Gallery’s ‘London Grads Now 21’ exhibition, which brings together work by students from major art schools across the capital.

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2 Nov 2021
60 min

Konfekt Korner - Winter warmers, an Icelandic spa and art in Transylvania : 

Sophie Grove speaks to Swiss jewellery designer Cora Sheibani about finding inspiration in the quotidian, while Kimberly Bradley visits the Art Encounters Biennial in Timișoara. Plus, a soak in an Icelandic spa and tips for finding a new winter coat.

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17 May 2021
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Lost in Italy: 

We head to Luxembourg + Co gallery on Savile Row for a new exhibition that explores the experimental creativity of the Italian art scene in the mid-20th century. The show puts Italian abstractionists such as Alberto Burri alongside American painters such as Robert Rauschenberg. It also shows images from Richard Serra’s debut solo show in Rome, which thread together the influence that Italy had on artists during this period. Robert Bound meets curator Francesco Bonami and gallerist, Alma Luxembourg.

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17 May 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

The best of the week in 60 minutes with French illustrator Mathieu de Muizon, author and chef Lara Lee and award-winning ecologist Nadinè Galle.

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22 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Sir Christopher Frayling, Tony Nourmand, Zoé Whitley and Peter Meanwell: 

We flick through a book of iconic French New Wave film posters with cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling and Reel Art Press founder Tony Nourmand. Plus, a closer look at a cornerstone of the London art scene, the Chisenhale Gallery, with its new director Zoé Whitley, and we head to Norway for the groundbreaking Borealis Festival – and a chat with its director, Peter Meanwell.

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1 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi and Fernando Augusto Pacheco present a selection of highlights from the past week on Monocle 24. This week: we meet the CEO and co-founder of vegan food company All Plants as well as Nobel prize-winning economist and author Paul Krugman. We also take in a new exhibition at Tate Modern in London, which explores the work of British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen.

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23 Feb 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Ian Cheng, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Alice Vincent, Alona Pardo and Hans Eijkelboom: 

Artist Ian Cheng uses digital technology to create extraordinary, evolving worlds. We talk to him and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about his new exhibition in Madrid. Plus: journalist turned author Alice Vincent on gardening and her memoir, ‘Rootbound’, and we talk to the curator of an exhibition exploring the way photographers explore masculinity.

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24 Nov 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Rana Foroohar, Xylouris White and Emma Lewis: 

We meet Rana Foroohar, FT columnist and author of ‘Don’t be Evil,’ a new book that explores just how and when Big Tech lost its way. Plus: Greco-Australian duo Xylouris White talk turning the Myth of Sisyphus from a negative to a positive, and the curator of a major new Dora Maar exhibition at the Tate unpacks her legacy.

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17 Nov 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Simon Gillespie, Bradford Parkinson and Hugo Fruehauf, Pelin Opcin: 

We meet painting conservator Simon Gillespie in his studio to learn more about the fine art of his profession – and get up close and personal with some truly amazing paintings. Plus: as they receive the Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering, we sit down with Bradford Parkinson and Hugo Fruehauf. It’s hard to imagine a world without the technology they invented: GPS. And we hear about this year’s London Jazz Festival from director Pelin Opcin.

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14 Oct 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Into the Night’: 

We twirl around the Barbican’s latest big exhibition, which explores the art that was created around cabaret culture from the late 1800s. But did it dazzle our critics? Robert Bound is joined by Eddy Frankel and Francesca Gavin.

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30 Sep 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Grayson Perry: ‘Super Rich Interior Decoration’: 

Robert Bound is joined by Louisa Buck and Ossian Ward to decipher the wit and politics in Grayson Perry’s new show at Victoria Miro.

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1 Sep 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Peter Webber, Tom Burke, Kirsteen McNish and Luke Turner: 

Director Peter Webber joins us to talk about ‘Inna De Yard,’ a cinematic portrait of some of the 20th century’s most important musicians. Plus: we hear from Tom Burke, co-star of auteur Joanna Hogg’s new film ‘The Souvenir’, and curator Kirsteen McNish and writer Luke Turner take us through their current project – a year-long programme of events set in and around London’s mysterious and ancient Epping Forest.

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25 Aug 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past week on Monocle 24. This week: Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, discusses her new album ‘Lost Girls’; Robin Givhan, fashion editor at ‘The Washington Post’, talks about her career to date; and British singer Arlo Parks performs live.

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30 Jul 2019
30 min

Monocle on Design - Meeting Stefan Sagmeister : 

We visit New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister to talk about growing up in Austria, his big break in album art and why taking sabbaticals is so important. Plus: how design impacts our quality of life.

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28 Jul 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Nick Broomfield, Louise Doughty and Richard King: 

Film-maker Nick Broomfield tells us about his new Leonard Cohen documentary, ‘Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love’. Plus: we discuss the nominations for this year’s Booker prize with author and critic Louise Doughty and speak to writer Richard King about music’s relationship with the UK countryside, the topic of his new book, ‘The Lark Ascending’.

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23 Jul 2019
30 min

Monocle on Design - Poster perfect: 

Despite the growth of digital displays in public places, printed posters remain surprisingly ubiquitous. We visit a new museum dedicated to the art. Plus: we hear from the head of Gensler and Helsinki’s deputy mayor.

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17 Jun 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Art Basel, 2019: 

Monocle’s Culture editor, Chiara Rimella, shows us around the biggest art event of the year – and speaks to the curators, collectors and critics.

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13 Jun 2019
29 min

The Urbanist - Cities through the artist’s eye: 

We stroll through the halls of The Urbanist art gallery to look at how the artist’s perspective can help us paint a new picture of the cities we live in.

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