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‘The lady without legs or arms’: how artist Sarah Biffin shattered Victorian ideas about disability

She was born without arms and legs to a farming family in 1784 and, measuring just 37 inches in height as an adult, was put on show in touring fairground attractions. Billed as The Limbless Wonder, Sarah Biffin painted, wrote and sewed with her mouth and shoulder, alongside prize fighters, wild animals and other sideshow …

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LEGO Ideas 21333: The Starry Night – You’ll Gogh nuts for this one. [Review] – The Brothers Brick

Back in February of 2021, LEGO announced that a brilliant adaptation of Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night by fan creator  Truman Cheng (legotruman) would be one of the next LEGO Ideas sets. Now, just over a year later, that set is about to leap into our greedy little hands. LEGO Ideas 21333 The Starry Night …

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How this Ukrainian artist couple ended up getting married by Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin is even more romantic than we knew. For more than four decades, her images have immortalised private, ephemeral moments of intimacy, even as she’s continued to confront the messy, knotty complexity of relationships. As if to underscore how much she loves love, Goldin has just become ordained to officiate marriages. The artist was …

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