Anne Wallentine is a writer and art historian.
From eye miniatures to lockets of hair, historical love tokens brought people together even when they were apart
This August marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in America
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With chaos in Lebanon and Beirut in crisis, the resilience of the city’s artists and heritage workers is something of a miracle
The privatisation of public space in UK cities means that artists are being made to feel increasingly unwelcome
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future