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The problem with Ron Mueck at the Fondation Cartier.

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On agreeing with your friends.

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Soaring mental health risks for girls.

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Michel Houellebecq and the politics of French culture.

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Must art be political? On the inherently political content of art.

The waning power of minimalist design.

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