The pep pill against the autumn blues? The paintings of David Ho…

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This week in Radar: the cheerful art of David Hockney and the uncompromising theater of Angélica Liddell

No one paints spring like David Hockney. This is again apparent from his double exhibition at Bozar in Brussels. Art to make you happy, says art editor Geert Van der Speeten.

And can it be a little darker? Angélica Lidell creates performances about violence, religion, love and trauma in which she explores the limits of what a body can handle. In Liebestod, her performance at NTGent, she hurts herself until it bleeds. Theater critic Filip Tielens explains why provoking is of vital importance to the Spanish theater maker.

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Journalists Geert Van der Speeten, Filip Tielens and Filip Van Ongevalle | Presentation Lise Bonduelle | Editorial Cathérine De Kock in Lise Bonduelle | Final editing Catherine De Kock| Audio production Brecht Plasschaert| Music Brecht Plasschaert | Chef Podcast Bart Dobbelaere | Additional sound clips Reuters, Trailer A bigger splash (1974), ‘Another chance’ van Roger Sanchez, ‘I won’t hold you back’ van Toto


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