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R3Arts: Night Waves - Camp 03 Jun 13

June 4th, 2013

Episode 343 of 1219 episodes

Matthew Sweet is joined by writer, Mark Ravenhill and literary critic, Sos Eltis to consider Steven Soderbergh's film - Behind the Candelabra. They’ll also discuss what it adds to our understanding of "camp" and its part in contemporary culture. Art historian T J Clark, talks about his latest book, Picasso and Truth. The aim, he says, is to sweep away the tittle tattle which so often passes for Picasso criticism so that we can get a clear view of the artist's achievement. New Generation Thinker Fern Riddell examines female political violence in Edwardian Britain.

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