Plymouth Pier at Night,
oil on canvas by Robert Borlase Smart (1881–1947) , photo credit: Plymouth City Council: Museum and Art Gallery
Art of the nation: Oscar Murillo
This week, Art UK has staged its first ever exhibition at the 2018 London Art Fair. Five artists were encouraged to make a personal selection of five works from the nation's art collections.
Oscar Murillo takes a poem by Akram Mansour as inspiration for his selection.
Winston Branch: on Ju Ju birds and never staying still
Does the prolific and colourful artist still work every day? 'Of course!' he says. 'Is the Pope Catholic?' Read more on Art UK.
The art of Manchester: a journey in time and place
How did both L. S. Lowry and Morrissey turn gloominess into gold? Anita Sethi takes us on a tour of her hometown.
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Painting a picture of China and the 'West'
Rebecca Liu maps the start of the Anglo-Chinese story through art.
A visual exploration of Voodoo
Bex Shorunke on the marginalised and misunderstood Haitian spiritual practice, and how artists have used Voodoo to dissect colonialist thought.
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Head of a Girl
The Jerwood Collection added this red chalk drawing by Mark Gertler, born in London to Polish Jewish immigrants.
Buy art prints of winter
Why not celebrate the season and decorate your home with these carefully curated prints. Profits go to supporting Art UK collections.
Open to 15–18 year olds studying in the UK, in partnership with the Paul Mellon Centre, we are looking for the best young art writers. Read more on our blog.
Queen's University Belfast
The University's Naughton Gallery is an accredited museum, which runs diverse events alongside a contemporary exhibition programme.
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