Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds: A Tale of Three Cities

December 2015

December 23, 2015

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Dr James Fox tells the story of New York in 1951, where the world we know today was born. This was the year when Jackson Pollock brought a new dynamism to American painting, when the dazzling jazz style known as bebop hit its stride and when Jack Kerouac defined the Beat Generation with his book On the Road. It was where a...

December 22, 2015

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Dr James Fox tells the story of Paris in 1928. It was a city that attracted people dreaming of a better world after the First World War - the year when the Surrealists Magritte, Dali and Bunuel brought their bizarre new vision to the peoplei when émigré writers and musicians such as Ernest Hemingway and George Gershwin cam...

December 21, 2015

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Dr James Fox tells the story of Vienna in 1908, a city of amazing creativity and dangerous tension. This was the year Gustav Klimt painted his masterpiece The Kiss, Sigmund Freud revealed the Oedipus complex, Egon Schiele produced startling pictures of humanity stripped to the bare essentials and both music and architectur...
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