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[ 9 Dec 2011 | 5 Comments | 5,998 views]

It’s an all-too familiar headline: ‘teenager found dead in London following car crash’. But in this case, there was something different (and curious) about the details. The girl’s boyfriend, jolted by her loss, was quick to voice his belief that her missing unicorn necklace may have been the cause of her death.
Jade Graham 18, has been wearing her Italian horn jewellery since she was one. …

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[ 9 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | 37,540 views]

From the exaggerated lipstick used by topless models at London Fashion Week to the paintings of Picasso and Matisse, African artists have continually defined and redefined the trajectory of Western art since the Renaissance.
According to Denise Murrell, a PhD student and researcher at the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University:
“In the contemporary postcolonial era, the influence of traditional African aesthetics and processes is …