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The performance was born Alalia Chetwynd, but changed her name to Marvin Gaye because she 'was so taken by his life'

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Origins show includes images by controversial photographer Jimmy Nelson who has been criticised for 'damaging tribal culture'

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Inventing Impressionism: The National Gallery's latest blockbuster is devoted to the art dealer who popularised the movement

Paul Durand-Ruel was the fin-de-siècle French art dealer who popularised Impressionism. Karen Wright finds these wonderful paintings from the movement's biggest names irresistible

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