Learn more about the people behind the artworks and the stories to be shared
How art can help food historians to know their onions
Food historian Gillian Riley finds Velázquez' works a feast for the eyes...
Max Chapman and Oswell Blakeston: the life of an artistic couple
Dr Ian Massey on an extraordinary and prolific couple, whose lives and achievements are little documented.
Artist in focus: Max Beckmann
To coincide with Metropolitan Museum of Art's new exhibition, Maria Landsberg looks at the Leipzig-born painter.
Artwork in focus: Dogfish Season
Do you know what dogfish season is about? A local Folkestone historian explains.
BBC series 'Britain's Lost Masterpieces' discovers a Raphael
Presenter Bendor Grosvenor explains the journey to re-attributing 'The Virgin' at Haddo House.
Artist in focus: Ambrose McEvoy
Lydia Miller on Ambrose McEvoy, 'a painter of mood and temperament'.
What do 'recto' and 'verso' mean?
Ever wondered what 'recto' and 'verso' mean? And why some paintings titles have these words attached?
The art of the ruin
Find out why artist Hubert Robert was nicknamed Robert des Ruines.
Tennyson: the favoured subject
Thomas Marks, Editor of Apollo magazine, takes us through why Tennyson's poems have become a source of inspiration for so many artists.
For one day I was the most famous man in Yorkshire
Tim Sayer has been collecting art since 1962...
New BBC series uncovers a lost masterpiece in Swansea Museum
The BBC is Art UK's lead partner. Browse the articles created through this collaboration
Odd couple: How Joseph Beuys and Richard Demarco helped change British art
Joseph Beuys foresaw a world where everyone can be an artist. Thirty years since his death, has his prophecy come to pass?
Building on success: Tate Modern takes to the wing
William Cook takes a tour of Tate Modern's new extension, Switch House.
Disobedient, marvellous and degenerate: Surreal Encounters in Edinburgh
How friendship, obsession, and conservation helped shape this unique exhibition.
York Art Gallery: Renewing art in an ancient city
A Victorian gem re-opened and re-energised after an £8-million refit.
Arnolfini, Bristol: Art at the heart of regeneration
A regional art venue with big ambitions.
V&A Museum, London: Collecting the world under one roof
Eclectic and challenging, works at the V&A have inspired generations of artists – a feat that has made it a cornerstone of British cultural life.
Bargain hunter: Tim Sayer reveals the secrets of amassing an awesome art collection
A huge collection of artwork from some of Britain's biggest names – all on a modest budget – now on show at the Hepworth Wakefield.
Building blocks: How Sean Scully conquered China
Sean Scully on art, China, his former student Ai Weiwei, and a troubled childhood.
Botticelli Reimagined: Mish-mash or master mix?
What did the V&A do when Botticelli's most famous creation was not available for an exhibition of his work?
Face of Britain: Portraits that capture a changing nation
In collaboration with National Portrait Gallery.
What did King Henry VIII really want from a wife?
So, as king of England and one of Europe’s most eligible royals, what did he want in a wife, and, more specifically, a queen?
How did women battle into Parliament?
How does art help us remember World War One?
In partnership with Imperial War Museums.
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On now 19 September 2011 - 31 December 2016
David Tremlett Drawing for Free Thinking
On now 1 December 2011 - 31 December 2016
Reformation to Revolution
National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
On now 21 July 2014 - 20 December 2018
Warwickshire at War
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum
On now 1 August 2014 - 1 November 2018
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
National Maritime Museum
On now 2 August 2014 - 21 December 2018
For King and Country
On now 1 November 2014 - 1 March 2017
Gomersal and the Great War
Red House Museum
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