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Evening Standard and Independent Auction Art Work in Aid of Homeless Veterans

The pieces of art work donated in aid of the homeless veterans is...

William Gibson; Marco Polo; Chimera; Conflict Time Photography; Concerning Violence

William Gibson's novel The Peripheral is set in 2 dystopian...

Audrey Hepburn got big break here, says National Portrait Gallery ahead of new exhibition

In the heady trajectory of Audrey Hepburn’s career, it’s easy to...

War photography at Tate Modern

Memories of battle and destruction, and the effects of time...

William Blake's printing and engraving: New show does not do his vision justice

“I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s,” wrote...

Duncan Campbell Announced as Winner of the 2014 Turner Prize

The Turner Prize has been awarded to Duncan Campbell for his 2013...

Conflict Time Photography, Tate Modern: Review

Bringing together photographers who have looked back at different...

V&A Reopens Weston Cast Court

The Victoria and Albert Museum has completed renovations on the...

Maggi Hambling, National Gallery - exhibition review

There’s certainly vigour in Maggi Hambling's paintings but it...

Artist's Statement: Elaine Vizor on the mortality check which led to the Taylor Wessing Prize

Artist’s Statement: Elaine Vizor was one of the artists selected...

Barry Manilow; Diana Souhami; War photography; Jewish comedy

Barry Manilow talks to Samira Ahmed about his new album, 'My Dream...

Maggi Hambling returns to the National Gallery with Walls of Water

The artist speaks about her latest paintings inspired by waves at...

Jude Law; David Guetta; Post Pop at the Saatchi Gallery

Samira Ahmed with Jude Law, who discusses how playing Henry V on...

Maggi Hambling, National Gallery, review: 'an overriding sense of life'

Maggi Hambling's seascapes are dizzying, says Alastair Smart.

TateShots: Sigmar Polke

Sigmar Polke was one of the most significant German artists to...

160 years of war photography: an audiovisual guide to the world's most powerful conflict images

In 1854, Roger Fenton showed a cannon-blasted field in the Crimean...

Photographing war: 150 years of conflict in Tate Modern's new exhibition

According to the photographer Edward Steichen, "the mission of...

Peder Balke

If you want proof that there’s more to Norway than midnight sun,...

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

There’s no shortage of famous faces in this, the twelfth edition...

Viviane Sassen

There may be 90 years separating the work of Edward Steichen and...

A Victorian Obsession, Leighton House Museum - exhibition review

A strong collection of Victoriana shown in the most appropriate of...

World Press Photo of the Year, Royal Festival Hall foyer - exhibition review

In this free exhibition of the finalists in the 57th World Press...

Exploring the legacy of Sixties pop art - Post Pop: East Meets West at the Saatchi Gallery

American stars such as Warhol and Lichtenstein saw pop art as a...

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China At The British Museum

A fascinating exhibition at the British Museum tells the story of...

Horst: Photographer of Style At The V&A

The V&A’s retrospective gives recognition to the German...

MIRRORCITY offers diverse reflections of London life at Hayward Gallery

With big shows devoted to big names (Tracey Emin and Martin Creed...

A Victorian Obsession finds a perfect home at Leighton House Museum

The Perez Simon Collection of Victorian art arrives for a stay in...

Artist’s Statement: Sadie Lee on reworking rococo painting for GFEST

Celebrated LGBT painter offers fresh perspective on Francois...

Allen Jones RA: Edginess and a sense of risk permeates playful Royal Academy exhibition

Conversations about the artworks of Allen Jones tend to be...