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Travelling to the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, photographer Nadav Kander shot haunting images that reveal a dark chapter of Soviet history.

His luminous, shimmering canvases shocked the Victorians – and paved the way for 20th Century art. Alastair Sooke explores the late works and their influence.

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As the popular family sitcom turns 30, Joanne Griffith looks at the representation of African-American characters on screen – and asks what’s changed.

Moschino’s blonde bombshells in candy pink hit the runway in Milan. It was a rare moment of humour among outright displays of power, writes Susie Lau.

During the Toronto Film Festival photographer Henny Garfunkel shot the world’s biggest stars at the BBC.com Portrait Studio. These are her stunning photos.

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