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By Tom Chatfield  

This month’s Prospect contains a supplementary section presented in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, the world’s largest medical research charity. It’s about Wellcome Collection, a free new venue in London that includes galleries, a library, café, event spaces, a members’ club and a bookshop, all devoted to exploring the human condition via medicine and art.

The supplement is available to read for free on our website, where you’ll find an interview with Wellcome Collection’s head curator, Ken Arnold, my own essay discussing Wellcome Collection in the context of modern museums and their history, a three-way discussion around the idea of…

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