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Rolinda Sharples and the Bristol School of Artists
Thangam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West, looks at the Bristol School of Artists and in detail at Rolinda Sharples' work.
International wish list: David R. Brigham
President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts chooses...
Artwork in focus: The Government Art Collection Sculpture Store
Malcolm Baker looks at the play between storage and display.
International wish list: James Bradburne
Director General of Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, chooses..
Seven boating scenes on The River Thames
Sandy Nairne takes us up the Thames in paintings.
William Packer looks at works on Art UK that he, directly or indirectly, had a hand in their acquisition.
Tricks of the Trade: some aspects of illusion and reality in paintings
Andrew Greg looks at perspective, anamorphism, and trompe l’oeil.
Exhibition in focus: Christopher Wood: Sophisticated Primitive
As a major exhibition on Christopher Wood opens at Pallant House Gallery, Curator Katy Norris reflects on the magnitude of the artist’s achievement.
Not so quiet on the Western Front – the art of warfare
This summer, the first of July marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Jenny Spencer-Smith looks at the art inspired by it.
Politics through painting
Cleo Roberts looks at examples of the visual arts being galvanized to realise political aims.
The secret lives of two scandalous Victorian marriages
When Euphemia Gray left her husband John Ruskin for his young Pre-Raphaelite protégé John Everett Millais, it caused a public scandal in Victorian England.
Thirteen weird and wonderful portraits on Art UK
All sorts of people appear in portraits on Art UK. Jade King takes us through 13 weird and wonderful examples.
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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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