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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.

The Art of The Game, 1997, oil on canvas by Michael J. Browne (b.1963), © the artist, photo credit: National Football Museum

1997, oil on canvas by Michael J. Browne (b.1963)
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Eric Cantona: bigger than Jesus?

20 years on from the shock retirement of King Eric, sports journalist Amit Katwala decodes The Art of The Game.

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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

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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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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.

Portrait of a Lady ('La Schiavona'), about 1510–1512, oil on canvas by Titian (c.1488–1576), photo credit: The National Gallery, London

about 1510–1512, oil on canvas by Titian (c.1488–1576)
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Titian (c.1488–1576)

Explore the work of an artist born approximately 532 years ago who dominated Venice's art scene during its golden age.

Aung San Suu Kyi, oil on canvas by Chen Yanning (b.1945), © the copyright holder, photo credit: St Hugh's College, University of Oxford

oil on canvas by Chen Yanning (b.1945)
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Five portraits from the University of Oxford breaking the stereotypes

It’s all too easy to focus on the middle-aged and elderly white men; Dr Ruth Scobie's research breaks the mould.

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.

Amaryllis, 1974, oil on canvas by Elizabeth V. Blackadder (b.1931), © the artist, photo credit: NHS Lothian (Edinburgh & Lothian Health Foundation)

1974, oil on canvas by Elizabeth V. Blackadder (b.1931)
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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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