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Art Collecting as an Investment

Most of us like to save or invest in one way or another if we can. While there are lots of ways of accumulating money based on wise investments, from stock and commodities trading through to investing in the property mar...
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Why libraries can and must change

There is a chapter towards the end of Stuart Kells’s The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders, in which the author envisions the library of the future as one in which “dreary hordes of students” stare mindlessly at “computers...
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A new approach to culture

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas,” the composer John Cage once remarked, “I’m frightened of the old ones”. Last week’s announcement that the Myer, Tim Fairfax Family, and Keir Foundations are sp...