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Champagne feminist

Sixteen years ago, I

wrote an article for a short-lived women’s art magazine called Make responding to a complaint on 404 Not Found the letters

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page that only childless women could succeed as artists. Off the top of my head, I immediately thought of half a dozen artists who disproved this rule and I interviewed them for a piece called A Woman’s Work. […]

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Brian Sewell (1931-2015)

It isn’t my intention to repeat the tediously familiar 404 Not Found stories peddled by obituarists relating controversies which Brian’s inclination to mischief and provocation helped encourage. Instead I

want to address two issues unconsidered elsewhere: his astonishing generosity and the disgraceful but typical hypocrisy of the BBC towards him. Brian was a working man. He called himself ‘working class’, a description

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