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ALEXEI SAYLE

Alexei Sayle, actor, author, stand-up comedian, television presenter, on a T-34-85 Soviet tank. GB Tell me why you chose this tank. AS My love of militaria is not the traditional […]

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POLLY MORGAN

Polly Morgan, artist, on a piece of polystyrene packaging. GB Tell me why you chose this. PM I think I’ve often found things beautiful that other people haven’t. I’ve often […]

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MARTINE ROSE

Martine Rose, fashion designer, on her smiley face T shirt GB Tell me why you chose your T shirt. MR I guess it’s a beautiful thing for me on loads of levels. […]

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JOHN KEANE

John Keane, artist, on an Owl butterfly. GB Tell me why you’ve chosen the Owl butterfly as your object of beauty JK I first encountered an Owl butterfly or Caligo, when […]

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AMANDA STRONZA

Amanda Stronza, anthropologist, professor, conservationist, and wildlife photographer, on a snapping turtle. GB Tell me why you chose the snapping turtle? AS Aesthetically, I think they’re really beautiful, they’re this muted […]

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LADY HALE

Lady Hale, Judge and Lord Temporal, on Barbara Hepworth’s Family of Man in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. GB Tell me why you chose this. BH Well, there are lots of […]

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DON BROWN

Don Brown, artist, on the new moon. GB Tell me why you chose this. DB I thought for quite a long time about what I find beautiful, I suppose my […]

SCIENCE 0

ALUN ANDERSON

Image constructed from thousands of pictures taken from an orbiter flying around the Moon, so there is tremendous depth of detail in the full size image. The full size image […]

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JORDAN ASHLEY

Nan one month after being battered, 1984. Copyright Nan Goldin. Jordan Ashley, founder of Souljourn Yoga, on Nan Goldin’s work, Nan one month after being battered. GB Tell me why […]

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ELLEN WINNER

Ellen Winner, Professor of Psychology, on Picasso’s Head of a Woman. GB Tell me why you chose this. EW I love this sculpture because it’s so beautiful. It is also […]