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Antony Gormley: UK business could learn from Japan's support for the arts

British business could learn valuable lessons from Japan, which has a tradition of corporate philanthropy that views spending on creativity and the arts as a duty, according to sculptor Antony Gormley.

Victoriana: The Art of Revival - Guildhall Art Gallery

From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival’ is the first ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major examination of Victorian revivalism in all its forms. Featuring graphic design, film, photograp

Mira Schendel: the refugee from Nazi Europe who settled in São Paulo

As Tate Modern stages the first international exhibition of works by Mira Schendel, we look at some of the vast body of work made by one of the towering figures of Brazilian modernism The artist Mira Schendel first saw Brazil, the country that would beco

Francis Bacon/Henry Moore, Ashmolean Museum, review

A curious exhibition comparing two titans of British art can have only one winner, says Alastair Smart.

Sarah Lucas on being as provocative as ever

Sarah Lucas may have mellowed since her hard-partying days as a leading Young British Artist, but her work still combines a feminist agenda with a bawdy physicality and a joyous wit.

A riveting return to Victorian values

One's first thought on visiting the Guildhall Art Gallery's new exhibition of contemporary takes on Victoriana is “why hasn't this been done before?” Our artistic view of the Victorian era is so stuck in the sentimentality of its narrative pictures an

Richard Deacon: Exhibition - Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents a retrospective of the work of Richard Deacon, winner of the Turner Prize. Featuring 40 pieces of his work, the display celebrates his use of form and shows his interest in working with a wide range of materials.

Exhibition of the week: Mostly West: Franz West and Artistic Collaborations, Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Franz West, who died a year ago, was the most lovable of Austrian artists. Described as a prankster, he was engaging in the way that he worked to attract the viewer to interact with his sculptures and installations.

Charles Darwent on the Edinburgh Art Festival: It's war and peace in the living room

One joy of the Edinburgh Art Festival is being made to see work you know you're going to hate and finding, to your annoyance, that you don't. Thus, for 2013, Christine Borland and Brian Cody 's Daughters of Decayed Tradesmen (New Calton Burial Ground

Compare and contrast Rodin and Moore

One generation is usually so busy reacting against its predecessors that it can take years for a balanced appreciation of real and relative merits to emerge.