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During WWI, artists created optical illusions on water with camouflage ‘dazzle paintings’. Now a sculptor and a painter have revived the technique.

How would we market the shades favoured by famous artists? As BP fails in its attempt to trademark green, BBC Culture checks out the pigments of great painters.

Oscar-winner Paul Haggis’ new film Third Person is inspired in part by Howard Hawks comedies. Alison Bailes speaks to the director about his movie influences.

‘Leaked’ Star Wars footage, Ridley Scott’s Exodus – and John Kerry strumming a classical guitar – how do they fare against vintage classics?

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