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The Tate is to turn the lights back on, and off, on a more regular basis after buying Martin Creed’s controversial Turner Prize winning piece from 2001.
Art and glamour by the sea in Lima
There can’t be many winners of the Mercury Music Prize who could play London’s Royal Opera House and finish the show with the entire audience on their feet shouting “Bravo!” as if the curtains had just come down on La Bohème. But this was hardly your average gig. Besides, the Opera House’s grandness certainly provides the perfect backdrop for Hegarty’s otherworldly tales of sorrow.
The National Galleries of Scotland is set to stage the country’s first major exhibition of acclaimed American artist Louise Bourgeois, known for her huge bronze sculptures of spiders, later this year.
This bohemian 1920s villa provides an offbeat alternative to the Palm Springs vernacular. Kirsty Hathaway checks in
A vase by Pablo Picasso has sold for almost £1 million, setting a world record for the highest price paid for a ceramic object by the artist.
Chris Lowe has never revealed much of himself to his audience. As usual, he’s on stage behind his keyboards with his signature baseball cap pulled over his forehead and huge bug-eyed sunglasses covering his face. Even better for Lowe – one imagines - the Pet Shop Boys take to the stage for their first London gig in two years behind a giant screen projecting giant graphics.
An exhibition explores images how photography has shaped astronomy
His book 'The Films of Akira Kurosawa' raised the bar for film scholarship round the world
So what's her latest role?
Tilda Swinton, arthouse film doyenne, blockbuster actress and sometime conceptual artist, has reprised her art exhibit The Maybe for the first time in almost two decades.
Blur have announced their first Irish gig in four years.
A Henri Matisse painting worth $1m (£620,000) stolen from a Swedish art gallery 22 years ago has been recovered in Essex.
Where are you now and what can you see?
Dave Brubeck has died aged 92
A billion-dollar blitz of art buying at New York auction houses could rewrite the record books