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Stephen Fry reveals former lifestyle of 'extraordinary excesses' in new memoir More Fool Me

The actor and comedian, who has confessed to a cocaine addiction in the past, explains the difficulty he faced writing his new memoir

Ed Fornieles: Modern Family, Chisenhale Gallery, review: Artist offers critique of LA

Artist Ed Fornieles takes the title for his latest exhibition from the American sitcom Modern Family, which is set in LA. As part of the work he posted an animation image on Instagram of himself with his ex girlfriend (the actress Felicity Jones) and thei

The Art Of The Brick: Lego Spectacular At Old Truman Brewery

London’s seen its fair share of Lego exhibitions in recent years. So what can bricksmith Nathan Sawaya give us that we haven’t seen before? Buckets of dark, playful fun that has some credibility as ‘proper art’, that’s what. The show opens with

The new Turner?

What happens to an artist’s reputation when he dies? Traditionally, there was a period of cooling off when the reputation, established during a lifetime, lost momentum and frequently collapsed, quite often presaging a long fallow period before reassessm

Incredible Lego art exhibition opens in London

'The Art of the Brick' exhibition includes over 80 art sculptures made from more than one million Lego bricks

JMW Turner, art master and polemicist

As a Tate Britain exhibition shows, the artist's later work offered a sharply political criticism of industrial society, says Alexander Lee

‘Constable: The Making of a Master’

For many, John Constable is England in paint but a new show reveals his debt to artists across Europe

Late Turner: Painting Set Free review prepare to be dazzled

Tate Britains glorious exhibition of Turners late work shows painting returned to its origins and refined to its essenceTurner blossoms late at the Tate in pictures Continue reading...

Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery

Monet was an oils man, Michelangelo was set on stone, Moore was a gentleman who preferred bronze. For an acclaimed American artist on his way to Britain, only plastic will do. His medium: a million Lego bricks.