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What do 'recto' and 'verso' mean?
Ever wondered what 'recto' and 'verso' mean? And why some paintings titles have these words attached?
For one day I was the most famous man in Yorkshire
Tim Sayer has been collecting art since 1962...
Collection in focus: William Morris Gallery
Visit the world of the most influential British designer of the nineteenth century...
Exhibition in focus: The Bishop Otter Art Collection – A Celebration
A look at the creation of a unique collection of twentieth-century British art.
The Vermeer that links a psychic, a stately home and the IRA
Did a psychic really predict the whereabouts of a stolen Vermeer?
Artwork in focus: Rain
Benedict Hawkins takes a closer look at one of Hodgkin’s largest paintings.
Artist in focus: Tristram Hillier
Liam Hess explores Tristram Hillier and Unit One.
Collection in focus: Shipley Art Gallery
Former Shipley curator, Andrew Greg, guides us through the many highlights of the collection.
Artist in focus: Robert Sivell
Robert Sivell's granddaughter on discovering who her grandfather really was...
Artwork in focus: La condition humaine
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery make a major discovery...
Lord Fitzwilliam's noble benefaction
Tim Knox, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, on the museum founder's art collection.
Five artists who fled their country of origin
Alice Payne looks at artists who were forced to leave their country of birth, and the artworks inspired by their journeys.
Bohemian Soho in the 1940s and 1950s
Robert Greer looks at how Soho became the place for artists to live out an alternative vision.
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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 10 September 2010 - 22 October 2016
Huddersfield Art Society Annual Exhibition
Huddersfield Art Gallery
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
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