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Mark Brown

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.

The Tin Forest, National Theatre Scotland, review: 'winning'

The Tin Forest is a gorgeously detailed offering in the NTS's South Rotunda - Mark Brown just wishes it was longer

National Theatre stages surprise phone hacking play, Great Britain

Curtain lifts on play delayed for News of the World trial verdicts, with Billie Piper as tabloid editor (not based on Rebekah Brooks).

Dennis Hopper's photography evokes freedom of 1960s Easy Rider generation

Royal Academy of Arts exhibits The Lost Album, a collection of the actor's photographs that had been unseen since 1970.

Julian Opie: 'The idea of what I'm doing it makes me nervous'

Artist's secret passions explored in rich exhibition of his work from the past 20 years and pieces from his private collection.

Four relatively-unknown artists shortlisted for Turner prize 2014

Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell produce serious work, says chair of judges.