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Jenny Holzer occupies Blenheim with memories of war and a flying dragon

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Your correspondent goes Inside Pussy Riot—and gets a wake up call

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Bruce McLean interviews himself as he launches his autobiography

He asked himself "ten difficult questions"

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Jarvis Cocker lights up the Hamlyn Awards with a Powerpoint

Pulp front man was the MC for the awards ceremony

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Bloomberg reveals the Roman temple in its foundations

Ancient structure was unveiled beneath the new Norman Foster-designed building

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Rainbow Aphorisms bring sunshine—and wisdom—to south London

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Icelandic songs and ancestral sausages mark end of Peter Liversidge’s Southwark show

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Sex, violence and technology at the Freelands Foundation salon

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Let there be light: London artists take on encroaching property developers

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Artistic solutions in abundance at the Art Licks Weekend

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Sprüth Magers London reopening and Gary Hume show reunites YBA clan

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Herald St gallery opens its new West End space with crossed fingers

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Vadim Zakharov gives Stephen Fry’s history of classical music a lease of Russian life at the Whitechapel

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Cheers! Twenty years of London's Approach Gallery

East End art space celebrates at the closing of its anniversary show

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Tom Phillips celebrates his 80th birthday with a ‘chance opera’

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Much admiration—and the art of noise—as Tate and Rachel Whiteread kick-off the new art season

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Andy and Peter Holden’s nesting instincts make for an extraordinary installation in south London

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London exhibitions part 2: black rights on both sides of the Atlantic and Middle Eastern spaceship diners

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London exhibitions part 1: female Surrealists reclaim the body, a peek into Matisse’s studio and an exploration of the artist-sitter dynamic

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Boundary blurring, bacchanals and rude food at David Roberts Art Foundation’s last hurrah in Camden

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Voices from the past talk to our present in Putti’s Pudding at Studio Voltaire

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Roll up, roll up to Britain’s first interfaith charity shop on Selfridges’ third floor

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A Service of Lament and Thanksgiving in the shadow of Grenfell Tower

Family, friends and fellow artists filled St Mary’s Church in London’s North Kensington to commemorate and celebrate the young artist Khadija Saye

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The sun sets on twenty years of art clan gatherings at the Hydra Workshops

There are many outstanding events in the art world but few as eagerly anticipated as the annual gathering on the Greek island of Hydra hosted by Pauline Karpidas

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Khadija’s Garden named at PEER

In a sombre but heartwarming ceremony PEER art space named the community garden, trees and seating outside the gallery on Hoxton Street as Khadija’s Garden

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Tears, laughter, thunder and lightning to celebrate Jenni Lomax’s 26 years at Camden Arts Centre

Your correspondent rounded off the speeches at the packed party to celebrate Jenni Lomax, who is stepping down as the director of Camden Arts Centre

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Emma Hart keeps all lines of communication open at unveiling of her Max Mara show

The winner of the 2015-17 Max Mara Women’s art prize has unveiled Mamma Mia!, a spectacular installation that fills the Whitechapel’s number two gallery

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Some vintage posing as the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair comes home

The moveable feast came home to Vauxhall, south London

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Parry and thrust and pregnant pauses at unveiling of Frieze Sculpture

The exhibition now runs from 5 July until the closing of the art fair on 8 October

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Serpentine Summer Party goes with a swing and a chill

New CEO Yana Peel partnered up with Chanel

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Mark Leckey offers a cathartic shout-out at Cubitt gallery

For his new show Leckey lead a mass rendition of a sound piece that forms a key element of his new installation

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Conrad Shawcross channels Brexit in his St Pancras International sculpture

The official take is that sculpture is “a celebration of mechanics and engineering”

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Ikon artists serve up Brexit on a plate

Artist-designed fundraising dinner for the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham coincided with the first day of Brexit negotiations

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Grayson Perry bites and strokes the hands that feed him at Serpentine preview

Teasingly-titled show, The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! opened this week

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An artistic comb-over at Rosemarie Trockel’s Skarstedt show

Major Greek collection had agreed to loan the artist’s rarely seen Untitled (1999)

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Pinochet Porn premieres at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

Ellen Cantor worked on experimental feature-length film right up to her death from cancer in 2013

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Architectural practice IF_DO show what they can do with Dulwich Picture Gallery’s pavilion

Move over Serpentine, there’s a new gallery pavilion in town

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Goldsmiths ushers in its new Centre for Contemporary Art with monstrous belly worship and some searing sounds

The purpose of the evening was to introduce—and drum up support for—the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art

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Oliver Beer and Andrew Hale get some good vibrations at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Dinner celebrated new London gallery

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Mat Collishaw launches his immersive VR portal into the past at Photo London

Most up-to-date photographic technologies come together to uncanny effect in Thresholds

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Venice diary: Rosy Lee dispenses fortunes at the Hotel Metropole to Ai Weiwei and Gavin Turk

Gavin Turk has installed his mechanical fortune-telling sculpture Rosy Lee and more

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Venice diary: Back to the Future with On Kawara’s One Million Years

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Venice diary: Chris Ofili’s poolside magic gives Victoria Miro a grand entrance

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Venice diary: riffing on Russia’s revolutionary past at the V-A-C Foundation

Leonid Mikhelson’s foundation launched its new Venetian home in the Palazzo delle Zattere

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Venice diary: New Zealand’s Lisa Reihana makes a grand Biennale entrance

A dramatic waterborne entrance at the new Tese dell’Isolotto Arsenale location and more

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Pop-up love at ZAP shop and sisterly remembrance at Bonhams’s Jackie Collins auction

When times are lean and public funding is on the dwindle, it makes sense to get collegiate

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Exhibitions: from Annette Messager’s uterus wallpaper to David Batchelor’s mists of colour in London, via an African art odyssey in Paris

Our roundup of London shows

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Thaddaeus Ropac defies the Brexit blues with his new Mayfair gallery

The grand new premises signal a significant gesture of faith in the capital’s future as a European art hub

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Use your loaf: Gavin Turk’s art is mixed with Dub at Brixton Market

Artist is well known for his love of music

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Ashley Bickerton gets ornamentally hysterical with Damien Hirst

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First Freelands Award goes to Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery and Jacqueline Donachie

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London exhibitions: an electrifying show at the Wellcome Collection, beautiful blue bodies at Stephen Friedman Gallery, and much more

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Mark Wallinger’s Ecce Homo finds new home for Easter outside St Paul’s

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Mat Collishaw brings blooms, birds and Merry Old England to Blain Southern

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Mixed feelings and a sing-along at Tate Britain’s Queer British Art show

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Brexit blues across London’s art scene as Theresa May triggers article 50

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London calling: fandom at the Showroom’s fundraising artist dinner

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London exhibitions roundup: Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun at the National Portrait Gallery, Russian art at the Royal Academy and more

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Howard Hodgkin’s absent friends at the National Portrait Gallery

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JW Anderson’s disobedient bodies at Hepworth Wakefield

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Women for women at collector Valeria Napoleone’s house

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Secret life of Paula Rego on show at Marlborough and on the Beeb

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National Portrait Gallery marks International Women's Day by celebrating Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun

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Dame Marina Warner hosts a Bloomsbury bash to support single parent families

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Live art double-whammy at Chisenhale and Tate Modern

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Maggi Hambling’s new paintings celebrated with smoke and strong women

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UK exhibition roundup: Roger Hiorns at Ikon Gallery, Richard Wilson at Annely Juda and Lubaina Himid at Spike Island

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Conrad Shawcross cooks dinner and lays on a robotic musical floorshow for the Contemporary Art Society

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Bowie to be honoured in Brixton with three-storey steel ZiggyZag

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Wolfgang Tillmans spreads the love at Tate Modern on Valentine’s Day

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It’s good golly, Miss Molly, as ex-fashionista Molly Parkin reveals her rediscovered mojo for art

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Review: David Hockney’s coupling and cha-cha light up Tate Britain

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Bret Easton Ellis ruffles art world feathers with some studied provocation

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Urs Fischer’s Kiss provides anger therapy at Sadie Coles

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Twisted sculptures mark new phase for Tim Noble and Sue Webster

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Highland Flings as Whitechapel Gallery honours Peter Doig on Burns Night

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London exhibitions: the domestic space is a world of toils, tricks and treats at Sadie Coles HQ, while Ken Price sends winter packing with a riot of colour at Hauser & Wirth—plus Paul Nash and Peter Liversidge

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London art world joins weekend of protest

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Amartey Golding and his Royal Ballet brother deliver London Art Fair showstopper

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Sadie Coles HQ celebrates 20th birthday and chases the Monday blues away

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Matt Mullican delivers a mind-muscle workout at Camden Arts Centre

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A packed farewell to Giles Waterfield at St Martin-in-the-Fields

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London exhibitions: James Ensor’s carnivalesque paintings crackle at the RA while Anselm Kiefer offers an awe-inspiring gloom-fest at White Cube, plus much more

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Standup Surrealist: Stewart Lee pens foreword to Ithell Colquhoun travelogue