Jean Muir is dead. Long live Jean Muir. You can see this sculpture by Glenys Barton and hear Muir talk about her aims as a fashion designer if you visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh before 30 September. The Speaking Likeness exhibition uses archived recordings of some of Scotland’s biggest stars – William Gladstone’s voice echoes from 1889, the late Labour Party leader John Smith talks about his dream of a Scottish parliament, writer Irvine Welsh discusses the prejudices of the literary establishment and Billy Connolly cracks jokes about shipyards. But the best has got to be Lulu singing Shout. Will Madame Tussauds catch on?
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.
Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
The blue-based purple has been selected for its “provocative” and “thoughtful” shade, which nods to current trends in areas like spirituality and space exploration.
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