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Film

The vivid memory-scapes of Hong Kong master Wong Kar Wai

Every Wong film is made with this conviction that music at once encodes and unleashes memories

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Film

The Venus de Marlene

Dietrich is a monument of Western culture

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Art

The White Pube is inane, modish and safe

The White Pube reviewed

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Art

The statue-topplers are obsessed with white men and white history

Figures like radical scholar Rammohan Roy are completely ignored

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