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Halloween Week

Big Eyes

The story of how Margaret Keane became one of the most successful artists in America that nobody had ever heard of is both fascinating and terribly sad. For over 20 years Margaret was a virtual slave to her husband Walter who took the…

Blood at the Science Gallery

I stood in pitch darkness. I couldn’t see it or smell it but I knew that a metre away stood a mannequin composed of compacted dried blood. Every thirty seconds a luminous drip splashed down, briefly highlighting the contours of the face,…