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Simone Lia on commodification

This article titled "Simone Lia on commodification" was written by Simone Lia, for The Observer on Sunday 8 October 2017 07.00am

Culture

The 10 best things to do this week: Grace Jones, back on the big screen

Film Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami This Sophie Fiennes-directed documentary offers a fascinating… Read more

Andrew Lloyd Webber quits as Conservative peer

The theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber has quit as a Conservative peer, saying his busy… Read more

Charles Osborne obituary

As literature director of the Arts Council of Great Britain during one of its most turbulent… Read more

David Blaine accused of raping model in London in 2004

The American magician David Blaine has been accused of raping a model in a London house more than a… Read more

Inside the sprawling, controversial $500m Museum of the Bible

It is a museum of biblical proportions – and it is stirring controversies to match. Opening next… Read more

Tree of Codes review – Wayne McGregor's modern ballet fails to find heart

Tree of Codes opens with a magical world: a pitch-black stage with moving lights decked out on the… Read more

James Corden 'truly sorry' for Harvey Weinstein jokes

James Corden has been forced to apologise for making jokes about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual… Read more

On my radar: Rupert Goold’s cultural highlights

Born in Highgate, north London, Rupert Goold studied at Cambridge and New York University on a… Read more

Harold Pinter’s best friend reveals playwright’s painful secrets

For 60 years actor Henry Woolf was the intimate friend of Harold Pinter, the Nobel laureate widely… Read more