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Up the workers. A travelling French artist takes his cue from rusty biscuit tins, inspirational carpets, a town's forgotten past and trouble at t'mill. By Adrian Searle

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Letter: Moore could draw very well

'THE fact is that Moore couldn't draw at all.' So ends Tim Hilton's review of the National Portrait Gallery's show of Master Drawings ('Every picture tells a life story', Sunday Review, 28 August).

Letter: Henry Moore could draw

TIM HILTON occasionally enjoys provoking his readers, but his assertion that Henry Moore could not draw goes rather further and deserves a rebuttal ('Every picture tells a life story', Sunday Review, 28 August). I would agree that some drawings from Moore's later years, when he was ill, are not of the same level as his earlier work. I suspect that given the choice he might not have wanted them all to be shown; but that certainly does not mean that he could not draw.

Opinions: Should we keep this statue?

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Design Dinosaurs: 19: The electric typewriter

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Lubertus Jacobis Swaanswijk (Lucebert), poet, artist: born Amsterdam 15 September 1924; PC Hooft Dutch State Prize for Literature, 1968; books include Triangel in de Jungle gevolgd door de dieren der democratic (Triangle in the jungle followed by the animals of democracy) 1951; Lucebert Edited By Lucebert 1963; Collected Poems 1948-1963 1965; The Tired Lovers They Are Machines 1974; Van de roerloze woelgeest (From the motionless tumble spirit) 1993; married (one son, three daughters); died Alkmaar, the Netherlands 11 May 1994.
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