IN THIS WEEK'S ISSUE

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Prix Pictet paints a disturbing picture of greed

This year, the participants focus on the theme of consumption and in doing so redefine photography


Editor's Choice
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    What makes us smile

    Four great sources of happiness within human control are apparently faith, family, friends and work, but each of these is in retreat

  • Ewan Clayton Photo by Syed Hamad Ali
    Ewan Clayton on writing as a visual art

    Pen and paper are here to stay, he says, while discussing influences on calligraphic traditions and the limitations of the internet

  • Image 5 Sun, Moon, and Five Peaks, eight-fold screen (19th century), artist unknown (Private collection)
    Korean treasure chest opened

    Japanese art is well known to western audiences. Less so is the art and culture from which much of it derived

  • The French Intifada
    France’s two peoples

    The nation’s uneasy relationship with its Muslim population and former Maghreb colonies