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Tuesday 26 June 2012
Mary Fedden was an artist whose exquisitely executed paintings often take the form of a hybrid between a still life and a landscape. In these, a group of objects fruit, glasses, bottles, even cats – are depicted in fine detail in front of a striking background scene. These intriguing combinations illustrate the depth of vision, both in a figurative and literal sense, which Fedden portrayed in her work.
Monday 25 June 2012
Previously unseen cut-outs by father of modern art donated to museums by his family
Saturday 16 June 2012
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Masterpieces by the likes of Constable, Renoir and Bacon, together valued at more than £200 million, were assembled today for a free temporary exhibition.
Friday 08 June 2012
A retired policeman and a house painter have been arrested in northern Greece on suspicion of antiquities smuggling after an ancient gold wreath and armband were found in their car, police said today.
Monday 04 June 2012
In the Yorkshire Wolds, Jonathan Brown finds little enthusiasm for wind power
Sunday 03 June 2012
This novel of two halves, about a fugitive from his own past, who begins again in Canada, is a 'miracle of transcription and feeling'
Monday 14 May 2012
Jailed for faking Renoirs, Guy Ribes returns to take key role in biopic of French master
El Greco and Modernism, Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
Urs Fischer: Madame Fisscher, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Sunday 13 May 2012
Careful curators let us see how a rebel Byzantine painter cast a spell over Picasso et al
Saturday 12 May 2012
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Thursday 10 May 2012
The Tate Modern will next year stage the first major UK exhibition devoted to Roy Lichtenstein in 20 years, its most comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated pop artist. The exhibition, which opens next spring, will bring together 125 of the artist's definitive paintings and sculptures.
Sunday 06 May 2012
This useful show leads us through Bauhauser paintings, furniture, even puppets, all forged in the years between the darkness of two world wars
Great Works: The Shelf: Objects and Shadows – Front View, 1982-83 (71.1cm x 91.5cm) by Rodrigo Moynihan
Saturday 05 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
A thousand artists were asked to name the work best expressing national identity. Their choice was surprising
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more