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Kristallnacht 80 years on: some reading to help make sense of the most notorious state-sponsored pogrom

On the evening of November 9 1938 a Nazi pogrom raged across German and Austrian cities. Nazis branded the atrocity with a poetic term: Kristallnacht or “Crystal Night”. In that branding, fiction took hold. In English it translates as “The Night of Broken Glass” but that also tames the horror. Yes, broken glass from Jewish shopfront windows littered the streets,...

ArtReview Power 100: ArtReview Revealed the Power 100 in Art World…

Kerry James Marshall, Thelma Golden and Fred Moten are among the top 10 of the 17th edition of ArtReview’s Power 100 list. Moten made it for the first time on the list of the most powerful persons in the art world, joined by the artists Adrian Piper and John Akomfrah as well as cultural producer Simon Njami. ArtReview’s annual list...

Turkey’s thought-provoking playwrights, actors and directors have little choice but to become exiles BY Long Dang

Enough is Enough is a play formed as a gig, tells the stories of real people about sexual violence, through song and dark humour. It is written by Meltem Arikan, directed by Memet Ali Alabora, with music by Maddie Jones, and includes four female cast members who act as members of a band. For Turkish director and actor Memet Ali...

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