april 2022 Issue 506 £4.95

The Iron Curtain Then & Now Robert Service

picasso in his pomp Frances Spalding do sanctions work? Alexander Watson the prodigal donne Joe Moshenska art of the shelfie Emma Smith last days of the junta Richard Vinen

pithy piketty • norman scott tells all • after shuggie quirky perennials • getting lucky • til dishes us do part