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The Rest Is Noise festival: The Rise of Nationalism - in pictures

The second focus of the Southbank's Rest is Noise festival is on the new interest in national culture and history as composers and artists across Europe sought inspiration from folklore

Ahn Jun: self-portraits of a fearless artist

Viewers get stomach-churning views of this South Korean artist's feet dangling high above cities

Shine on: Light Show at the Hayward Gallery - in pictures

Swirling, slicing rays of light, trips to the moon in a single lightbulb, and a reality show inside a box. Here are some highlights of the new Light Show that's got the Hayward aglow

Miguel to Muse: the week in music - in pictures

From Keane to Karen O, here are this week's smartest live music snaps

A lost generation: Alessandro Penso's award-winning work - in pictures

Italian photographer Alessandro Penso has won the Terry O'Neill Tag award for his series Adolescence Denied: Young Immigrants in Greece

Sublime snippets: Kurt Schwitters at Tate Britain - in pictures

A new London exhibition celebrates German artist Kurt Schwitters, whose anarchic creations and opinions put him at odds with the British art scene

The Rest Is Noise festival: key figures from the early 20th century - in pictures

From Edward Elgar to Vaslav Nijinsky, we look at those who shaped music in the first part of the last century

Bodies in motion: Royal Ballet dancers captured in new light - in pictures

A new photography exhibition captures the poise and elegance of Royal Ballet dancers as they bust some remarkable moves