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A Balloon Ascent by W. Adams Junior, at Night, (detail), 19th C, oil on canvas by British School, Victoria Art Gallery

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Art Speaks: Raza Hussain

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

Wedding Dance in the Open Air, 1607–1614, oil on panel by Pieter Brueghel the younger (1564/1565–1637/1638), photo credit: The Holburne Museum

1607–1614, oil on panel by Pieter Brueghel the younger (1564/1565–1637/1638)
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Four Flemish Cinderellas: how a group of neglected paintings became the stars of the show

The unlikely history of a bachelor’s Brueghels, now the main attraction in a new exhibition at The Holburne Museum in Bath.

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.

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Garden, Redcroft
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The Garden, Redcroft

Edgar Wood (1860–1935)

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Bolling Hall, photo credit: Bolling Hall

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Bolling Hall Collection

Something for everyone: see Cromwell's death mask as well as luxury period furniture at Bolling Hall in Bradford this summer.

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.

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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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The Royal Crescent from the Avon
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Joseph Farington (1747–1821)

Explore the paintings of an eighteenth-century Manchester-born landscape painter and diarist.

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