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‘They took my world’: fashion giant Shein accused of art theft

By Shanti Das

06 Mar 2022 · 4 min read

Vanessa Bowman paints the world around her: the 19th-century village church, her back garden, the leaves on the trees in the fields where she walks her dog.

Once she has chosen a scene from her rural Dorset idyll, she puts brush to canvas, sometimes poring over the details for days in her studio.

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