In 2014 the peaceful city of Raqqa in northern Syria was proclaimed the capital of the Islamic State group's so-called caliphate. For nearly four years, residents there lived under a reign of terror. A new book out in French brings their stories to the world.
14 Jun 2022
Pablo Picasso's problematic relationship with the opposite sex has long been documented: by the women who shared his life and by the art critics and biographers who relayed the artist's musings, such as "there are only two kinds of women: goddesses and doormats". As the Picasso Museum in Paris invites feminist artist ORLAN to revisit his portraits in "Weeping Women Are Angry", we speak to art critic and author Judith Benhamou. She tells us why "like many geniuses, Picasso was a monster" and how his sexual appetite fuelled his creative impulses.
30 Jun 2020
T-Rhymz - Monster