Royal Academy of Art (December 14, 2022) – What would Modernism look like if you saw it through the eyes of women artists? How would it change your perception? What other stories might you find?
Watch Royal Academy curators Sarah Lea and Professor Dorothy Price discuss the pioneering work of four women making art on their own terms: Paula Modersohn-Becker, Kӓthe Kollwitz, Gabriele Münter and Marianne Werefkin.
Christopher Putvinski (December 14, 2022) – Snowfall in Old Québec at around 5 a.m. during the Christmas season. I had included this footage in an edit on Christmas in Québec, but felt it was so nice that it deserved its own edit as well. Song is Provence by GÅEL.
Visit to Quebec City in December to capture the Christmas season.
Monocle Films (December 14, 2022) – The world is urbanising fast. But how do you accommodate people in cities in a way that offers dignity, affordability and a sense of community? Vienna may have a solution. Explore the enduring legacy of the city’s ‘Gemeindebau’ apartment blocks in the latest episode of our Design Tours series.
In “A New Picture of Dinosaur Nesting Ecology” (Perspective), paleontologist Daniel T. Ksepka offers an overview of these sweeping advances in his field, showcasing the spectrum of reproductive traits among the dinosaurs, often with surprising mixes of reptilian and avian traits.
Financial Times (December 14, 2022) – Dire warnings about the banana’s impending extinction have been circulating for some time, but despite that, as the FT’s Clive Cookson explains, global production has expanded in recent years. That growth, however, is at risk from an outbreak of Panama disease, which has spread to at least 22 countries.
We discuss the state of global unity on the war in Ukraine with Aliona Hlivco and Michael Binyon. Plus: Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters clash with police in Brasília as Lula unveils his new cabinet and a round-up of fashion news.
Millions face the freezing Ukrainian winter without power following waves of Russian strikes on energy infrastructure. Dozens of countries have pledged €1bn in aid.