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The Edge of the Cliff, Newlyn, (detail), oil on canvas by Benjamin Haughton (1865–1924), Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum


An Athlete Wrestling with a Python, 1877, bronze by Frederic Leighton (1830–1896), image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported), photo credit: Tate

An Athlete Wrestling with a Python

What can art tell us about gender and the 2017 general election?

Can a Leighton sculpture at Tate created in 1877 help to explain the recent election rhetoric?

The Valley of the Stour with Dedham in the Distance, c.1800, oil on paper laid on canvas by John Constable (1776–1837), photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum

The Valley of the Stour with Dedham in the Distance

John Constable: suffused with Suffolk

A look at the life of Constable, whose head was sometimes in the clouds but whose feet were always firmly planted in the countryside.

© DACS 2017. Photo credit: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

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Chalk Cliffs in the Sun (Kreidefelsen in der Sonne)

Taken from the sketchbook of Otto Dix, this 1919 chalk drawing at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts evokes both destruction and new life.

Early Morning, Poole Harbour, 1937, oil on canvas on board by James Patchell Chettle (1871–1944), photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Early Morning, Poole Harbour

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Manx Museum, photo credit: Manx National Heritage

Manx Museum

Manx Museum

The Museum is a perfect place to discover Manx culture and artworks relating to the fascinating Isle of Man.

Martin Yeoman, early 1973, Selfridges, London, © Alan Springal

Martin Yeoman, early 1973, Selfridges, London

A thousand recollections: the desire to be an artist

How do you figure out that you want to be an artist? For Martin Yeoman, inspiration lay in a journey on the 1970s hippie trail.

Grove Hall Park, Bow, 1933 by Harold Steggles (1911–1971), © A. R. & J. G. Waltham

Grove Hall Park, Bow

From Mile End to Mayfair: The East London Group and Their Contemporaries

This new exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery tells the story of a group who first started in classes at Bethnal Green Men's Institute, and went on to exhibit at galleries in the West End.

So Amazing, 2001–2002, acrylic on paper by Sonia Boyce (b.1962), © Sonia Boyce. All rights reserved, DACS 2017, photo credit: Arts Council Collection

So Amazing

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Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

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The Frozen River

Harris Museum & Art Gallery is adding works on paper by Edwin Robert Beattie (1845–1917) to Art UK.

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