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The French-born installation artist has won the £25,000 award

Working Life: A writer and a cleaner - that's me

If you're going to compete with trust fund kids, you need an income. Imogen Fox rolls her sleeves up

Con artists

Always suspected conceptual art was a bit of a hoax? It is now - spoofing with attitude is taking off all over. John Windsor reports

Art: A discomfiting Habitat lounge

John Windsor settles into a comfy sofa to watch TV and finds a Habitat paradise turned into a nightmare

Sexual politics in the 90s: Husbands and wives - Love me tender, love me true

No wonder it's hard to stay married when men and women have such wildly different expectations, says Christopher Middleton

Three's company

VISUAL ARTS Michael Craig-Martin Waddington Galleries, London

EGG, CHIPS AND A DOLLOP OF ART

Artists are putting their business caps on and creating a new kind of community - the `artist-led space'. John Windsor meets a group in Deptford, that will exhibiting at this week's Art 97 show

School bullies destined for life at the top

School bullies are clever, cold and manipulative - and could well grow up to be the captains of industry, the British Psychological Society was told yesterday.

EXHIBITIONS: A serious game of fantasy art EXHIBITIONS

What's a critic to do when it's high summer and there are no big shows to review? Dream some up

...but actresses still earn 15% less than male stars

Female performers rarely realise that they are being paid less than their male counterparts, it was claimed yesterday, because actors and, particularly, their agents are reluctant to reveal their earnings.

You can't treat a tot like a teen

Overwhelmed by the blanket demands of a national curriculum, the idea of infancy as a transitional learning period has been lost. Geva Blenkin examines the effects on our most vulnerable pupils

The pencil is mightier than the word

Michael Craig-Martin, moving spirit behind the new conceptual art, is p ortrayed as an enemy of traditional art skills. Now he's curated a history of drawing. By Adri an Searle
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Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

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