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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
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'