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Grayson Perry vase with Chris Huhne motifs depicts audacious default man

Artists National Portrait Gallery show, tying in with C4 series, explores British identity, including that of jailed cabinet minister.

The Play That Goes Wrong proves right for West End

Hit show that began in a room above a pub has had its run at the Duchess Theatre extended until at least September 2015.

National Portrait Gallery explores William Morriss belief in art for all

Anarchy and Beauty exhibition features Eric Gills erotic garden roller and Victorian gay socialist Edward Carpenters sandals.

Marcel Duchamp: exhibition to celebrate father of conceptual art

Fifty artists including Peter Blake and Cornelia Parker take part to show how the master of readymades influenced them.

Ai Weiwei to get Royal Academy exhibition at Burlington House

Show will be first major exhibition at UK institution for artist who has been unable to leave China since being detained in 2011.

Turner's abstract works demonstrate his confidence in his viewers

Tate Britain shows the artist's most radical and daring works, including nine square paintings hung together for the first time.

Wallace Collection reopens gallery with transformed old master display

'Greatest gallery in Europe' sheds fresh light on paintings by Hals, Velázquez, Titian and Rubens with £5m refurbishment.

David Hockney's blues and sunshine moments come out in new biography

Author Christopher Simon Sykes given access to Hockney's inner circle for biography detailing artist's life since 1975 Continue reading...

Frank Auerbach paintings and cards collected by Freud in Tate show

Works offered by Lucian Freud estate in lieu of £16m in tax will eventually be dispersed among galleries around UK Continue reading...

Jim Davidson's Edinburgh fringe debut 'rounds off a nice year'

Comedian says his show, No Further Action, comes after being cleared of Operation Yew Tree charges and winning Big Brother.