Dora Maar and Françoise Gilot were much more than muses or lovers of Picasso. They are important artists in their own right.

Among Picasso’s associates were two formidable female artists: Dora Maar (1907-1997) and Françoise Gilot (1921-). For a long time, these women were known primarily as his muses or lovers, but a closer look at their extensive careers reveals that they were also his collaborators and groundbreaking artists in their own right. Both women deeply influenced …

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Alan Rickman’s diaries are full of ‘Harry Potter’ gossip

Alan Rickman. Photo: Desiree Navarro/WireImage The most tragic British loss in recent times is, of course, the passing of esteemed actor Alan Rickman. Hans Gruber for some, Professor Snape for others, the evil supervillain of love, actually everyone: He was a titan on screen. And quite a little off-screen gossip hound. Madly, Deeply: The Alan …

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Nine out of 10 employees at MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology

Freshworks, a leading software company that empowers businesses to delight their customers and employees, has released survey results revealing a startling gap between employee expectations and the reality of the technology experience in the workplace. . In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses have doubled down on Digital Transformation, yet nearly half (47%) of …

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How money and technology are militarizing the fight against the illegal wildlife trade

Rangers in Kruger Park, South Africa. Credit: WildSnap/Shutterstock Thousands of animals and plants are bought and sold each year around the world as food, medicine, clothing, and furniture, even in the form of musical instruments. Wildlife, it seems, is big business. The illegal wildlife trade, estimated to be worth at least US$7bn (£5.9bn) and potentially …

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Hybrid cloud triumphs are built on data protection

This hybrid cloud adoption is happening across the industry at an impressive rate, according to Veeam VP of Enterprise Strategy Dave Russell. “In recent years, the pandemic and resulting macroeconomic activities have caused organizations to rethink operational strategy and move faster to hybrid cloud,” he says. Market statistics agree: Mordor Intelligence predicts that the hybrid …

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‘The contract will not protect me if the results are bad’

England manager Gareth Southgate says he knows the results at this year’s World Cup will dictate his future, despite his contract running until 2024. England were relegated to the second tier of the Nations League with a 1-0 loss to Italy in Milan on Friday. They face Germany on Monday after going five games without …

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Nine out of 10 employees at MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology

Freshworks, a leading software company that empowers businesses to delight their customers and employees, has released survey results revealing a startling gap between employee expectations and the reality of the technology experience in the workplace. . In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses have doubled down on Digital Transformation, yet nearly half (47%) of …

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