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Banksy and the tradition of destroying art

Preminda Jacob, University of Maryland, Baltimore County When the British street artist Banksy shredded his “Girl With Balloon” after it was purchased for US$1.4 million...

Thomas Eakins: Brilliant painter, gifted photographer … sexual predator?

Henry Adams, Case Western Reserve University The recent toppling of a string of powerful figures for sexual abuse and harassment raises the question of how...

The secret to all great art forgeries

Jeff Taylor, Purchase College State University of New York In A Forger’s Tale – convicted forger Shaun Greenhalgh’s new memoir – Greenhalgh reveals that he...

Outsider art can refashion how we think about mental illness

By Victoria Tischler, University of the Arts London Organisations such as MIND work tirelessly to raise awareness of mental health problems and real progress has...

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Police opposition to Harry Roberts’ release reflects murky history of his...

By Yvonne Jewkes, University of Leicester The news that Harry Roberts is to be released from prison – potentially within days – has been greeted...