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The strangest art

A superb new history of opera argues that revivals of classic works are keeping the genre from flourishing today. Not so
Wendy Lesser  

Portraits of an artist

Photographer Ida Kar was at the heart of London’s cultural life in the 1950s, but then fell out of fashion. A new exhibition should return her to the spotlight where she belongs
Vanora Bennett