Laura Freeman

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What does your wedding reading say about you?

A friend struggled through 30 lines of A.A. Milne’s ‘Us Two’. ‘You try saying “Pooh” 25 times,’ she recalls

By Laura Freeman

Art

The first-century saint who went viral

On art’s — and Twitter’s — fascination with Veronica and her sudarium

By Laura Freeman

Slip tease

Slipper selfies reveal our work-from-home style

By Laura Freeman

Art

Hello, boys: Lucas Cranach’s bodies beautiful

Why look at black-and-white books? You want the good stuff

By Laura Freeman

Art

The life of Artemisia Gentileschi is made for Netflix, but it’s the art that really excites

In search of the feminist heroine, survivor of abuse, canny player of the art market and bravura painter

By Laura Freeman

Home

Is your home culturally insensitive?

Keep your judgmental hands off my Japanese tea bowls

By Laura Freeman

Internet

Be more carthorse: why we would all benefit from a little self-loathing

Online praise is turning us all into narcissists

By Laura Freeman

Books

Horrors of the house of wax

Little by Edward Carey reviewed

By Laura Freeman

Art

The artist who breathes Technicolor life into historic photographs

‘My goal is to build a bridge between the present and the past.’

By Laura Freeman

Is it any wonder children can’t express themselves when all they have is emojis?

Smiley face. Sad face. Smoochy face. Sick face. Edvard Munch ‘Scream’ face. How are you feeling today? Any of the above? When I worked as a teacher at a Saturday school for children who were struggling with English and maths, my pupils, all of whom were primary school age, had two emotions: they were ‘good’ […]

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