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Manet to remain in UK after public campaign

A celebrated painting by Edouard Manet has been saved for the nation after an eight-month public campaign raised £7.8m to prevent it heading overseas. The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford called it the "most significant acquisition" in its history.

Metamorphosis: Titian 2012, Royal Opera House, London / Play Without Words, Sadler's Wells, London

The Royal Ballet director signs off with the most exciting new triple bill in memory, inspired by great works of art

Sarah Lucas (pictured) refers to her friendship with Tracey Emin as tempestuous

Tracey and Damien? They're second-rate, says Sarah Lucas

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Naturally gifted: Richard Long at the Hepworth gallery

In The Studio: Richard Long, sculptor

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A model in 'Diana', by Mark Wallinger

Metamorphosis: Titian 2012, National Gallery, London

What do the Ancient Greek Games have to do with an exhibition in the year of London 2012? Screw up your eyes, and it all becomes wonderfully clear

The Night Wanderer, 1923-4, 90cm x 68cm by Edvard Munch

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Nijinska's 'Les Noces', closing Monica Mason's final triple bill for the Royal Ballet

Royal Ballet's Triple Bill, Royal Opera House, London

The Royal Ballet's outgoing director leaves a surprisingly short – and white – company

The Lock, 1824, 142.2cm x 120.7cm, by John Constable

Private collection

Italian art historians claim they have found 100 early Caravaggios

The works showed 'the faces, bodies and scenes Caravaggio would use in later years'

The innovative hang at the RA's Summer Exhibition is a step forward

Leaving an impression

The Royal Academy's new show owes it all to collector Sterling Clark. By Michael Glover

In 'The Night Wanderer', Munch depicts himself with sightless eye sockets

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye, Tate Modern, London

Few artists are so defined by a single image, but with no Scream pictures to steal the show, the Norwegian hypochondriac is seen in a new light

Exhibition of the Week: Turner Monet Twombly: Later Paintings, Tate Liverpool

Mix and match has become quite the thing for museum. Turner has been placed alongside Claude and Whistler; Monet alongside Turner; Cy Twombly, the American abstract artist, with Poussin. Tate Liverpool combines all three.

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