Learn more about the people behind the artworks and the stories to be shared
Artist in focus: Elisabeth Frink
Learn about the impact growing up near an air base during the Second World War had on Frink's drawings.
Artwork in focus: The Visit
Victoria Ibbett explores de Kooning's depiction of women.
The art of the Bard: seven paintings inspired by Shakespeare
Explore Shakespeare's works through paintings on Art UK.
Artwork in focus: Christ between Saints Paul and Peter
Christ between Saints Paul and Peter is the only autographed work by Pietro Lorenzetti in a UK collection – find out more about its past.
Hedonism, absinthe and Parisian decadence: La Belle Époque
Allegedly, Toulouse-Lautrec’s cane was hollowed out and filled with absinthe, so that he could take a drink while running errands around the city. Learn more about La Belle Époque and its artists.
Exhibition in focus: The Art of Sidney Sime: Artist and Philosopher
A selection of Sime’s work is now on view at The Lightbox in Woking for a new exhibition, ‘The Art of Sidney Sime: Artist and Philosopher’.
Jay Z, Warhol and Queen: when music meets art
You'll be surprised how many legendary musicians have been inspired by paintings on Art UK.
Artist in focus: Roger Cecil
Discover more about the artist who walked out of the Royal College of Art.
Artwork in focus: The Hackney Painting
Find out how Hackney's drum and bass venue, The Paradise Club inspired Margarita Gluzberg.
In search of Sickert's pupils
World-renowned Sickert expert Wendy Baron tries to find out who the 'pupils' were in a 1913 exhibition at the Carfax Gallery.
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Odd couple: How Joseph Beuys and Richard Demarco helped change British art
Joseph Beuys foresaw a world where everyone can be an artist. Thirty years since his death, has his prophecy come to pass?
Building on success: Tate Modern takes to the wing
William Cook takes a tour of Tate Modern's new extension, Switch House.
Disobedient, marvellous and degenerate: Surreal Encounters in Edinburgh
How friendship, obsession, and conservation helped shape this unique exhibition.
York Art Gallery: Renewing art in an ancient city
A Victorian gem re-opened and re-energised after an £8-million refit.
Arnolfini, Bristol: Art at the heart of regeneration
A regional art venue with big ambitions.
V&A Museum, London: Collecting the world under one roof
Eclectic and challenging, works at the V&A have inspired generations of artists – a feat that has made it a cornerstone of British cultural life.
Bargain hunter: Tim Sayer reveals the secrets of amassing an awesome art collection
A huge collection of artwork from some of Britain's biggest names – all on a modest budget – now on show at the Hepworth Wakefield.
Building blocks: How Sean Scully conquered China
Sean Scully on art, China, his former student Ai Weiwei, and a troubled childhood.
Botticelli Reimagined: Mish-mash or master mix?
What did the V&A do when Botticelli's most famous creation was not available for an exhibition of his work?
Face of Britain: Portraits that capture a changing nation
In collaboration with National Portrait Gallery.
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Find out what events are happening across the UK
On now 21 July 2014 - 20 December 2018
Warwickshire at War
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum
On now 1 August 2014 - 1 November 2018
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
National Maritime Museum
On now 2 August 2014 - 21 December 2018
For King and Country
On now 22 November 2014 - 11 November 2018
World War One Replica Trench System
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
On now 1 April 2015 - 1 November 2018
The De Morgan Collection
Watts Gallery – Artists' Village
On now 27 June 2015 - 1 January 2018
"Twickenham's War" - The Frame at Diamond Jubilee Gardens
Orleans House Gallery
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