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Swinging Mali

The west-African country became independent from France in 1960. Malick Sidibé, “the Eye of Bamako”, captured the youthful optimism of the times

Flappers in focus

Caught between the first world war and the Great Depression, the jazz age was a period of social transformation. A new exhibition shows how women’s clothes captured the mood

How the garden grew

From Persian kings to Prince Albert: the paintings owned by generations of the British royal family shed light on the history of garden design

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