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La Pierre d'Avignon, Le Lavandou, (detail), 1923, oil on canvas by Lucien Pissarro (1863–1944), Manchester Art Gallery

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Art Speaks: Rowan McCabe

We challenged four poets to create an original piece inspired by a painting of their choice from Art UK.

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Victoria Street, Manchester
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Victoria Street, Manchester

Our thoughts are with everyone in Manchester today, we are so sorry to hear about the devastating attack on this beautiful city.

Footballers, c.1955, oil on canvas (?) by Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton (1904–1980), © National Portrait Gallery, London, photo credit: National Football Museum

c.1955, oil on canvas (?) by Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton (1904–1980)
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Director's choice: National Football Museum

Kevin Moore, Director of the Museum, selects some of his personal favourites from its rich art collection.

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Garden, Redcroft
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The Garden, Redcroft

Edgar Wood (1860–1935)

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V&A meetup, photo credit: Dan Vo

V&A meetup
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Introducing Museum Detox: being BAME in museums

Museum Detox has formed a safe environment for BAME professionals to discuss issues affecting them within the UK arts and heritage sector since 2014. Find out more.

Self Portrait, 1925, oil on board by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887–1976), © The L. S. Lowry Collection, photo credit: The L. S. Lowry Collection

1925, oil on board by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887–1976)
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L. S. Lowry – The Art & The Artist

More gallery space than ever before has been dedicated to re-displaying the Lowry collection: see it this summer.

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Study of a 'Cab at All Saints'
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Adolphe Valette (1876–1942)

Lowry's tutor and most famous for his urban landscapes of Manchester.

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Art Matters: Bob and Roberta Smith and Yinka Shonibare

Talking politics, identity and racism: a conversation between two friends who just happen to be two giants of the art world.

Bobby with Jeremy Paxman, photo credit: BBC

Bobby with Jeremy Paxman
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How to answer every art question on University Challenge

Bobby Seagull, team captain for Emmanuel College, Cambridge shares his five simple steps to success.

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Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh
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Elizabeth V. Blackadder (b.1931)

Discover the paintings of the first woman to be elected to both the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy.

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
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Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery's art collection is the largest in Hertfordshire and is mainly from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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