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The Prospect Reading Group is now an official slice of  the history of the Whitechapel Gallery. The group became a live installation when 10 of us sat down recently at the large roundtable placed in the middle of the Goschka Macuga show ‘The Nature of the Beast’.  We were there to discuss the exhibition and the book, Guernica: The Biography of a Twentieth-Century Icon by Gijs van Hensbergen. The group doesn’t normally hold its discussions in such a public way, but plans had already been…

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