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Sister Wendy Beckett, nun and TV art critic, dies at 88

LONDON: Sister Wendy Beckett, a nun and art historian who became an unlikely television star in Britain in the 1990s, died at the age of 88 on Wednesday, the BBC reported. South Africa-born Beckett was living in a caravan in a Carmelite monastery in Norfolk, east England, when she started studying art in the 1980s, according to the BBC, which broadcast her documentaries. She was spotted by a film crew at an exhibition and commissioned by the BBC to make a 1992 documentary - “Sister Wendy’s Odyssey” - about paintings…