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Cat flap


The V&A's big Art Deco exhibition has given the London Evening Standard's waspish critic Brian Sewell something to enjoy at last - though not, of course, without a quibble. 'If the exhibition set out to prove the craftsman qualities of Art Deco, it has succeeded brilliantly; if it sought to demonstrate its scope, then it has managed well enough; but if it sought to provide a definition, then it has failed, ' he said. 'Cats must occasionally be put among too comfortable pigeons, ' adds Sewell. Quite.

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