Francesca Wade is the author of ‘Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars’ (Faber). She is working on a book about Gertrude Stein.
Clive Bell is now best known as Vanessa’s husband – but a new biography replenishes his role in promoting modernism in Britain
It is 150 years since women first arrived at Cambridge – and the fight for equality has taken almost as long
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Museum directors in France and Italy seem to agree that requiring proof of vaccination is preferable to being shut – although not everyone is on board
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