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From Keith Haring to Gabriel Massan—Madonna celebrates art stars at London concert

The Like a Virgin singer looked to the past and future at debut gig of Celebration tour

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Frieze London diary: from a star-studded anniversary bash to Madonna's tribute to her son

Plus, artists on artists at the National Gallery, Maggi Hambling's eye-popping evocations and a sleepwalking sculpture in Regent's Park

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Frieze London diary: from a moment with Andy Murray to the answer to a Paula Rego mystery

Plus, a cross-generational collector chat and an artistic airing of London's sexual geography

Frieze London diary: cute bomb dogs and a return to order in the VIP queue

Plus, a moving talk with artist Nick Cave and an unholy mistake at Allied Editions

Frieze London diary: Marina Abramović's Extraordinary Women tea party and Hiroshi Sugimoto's love for a Beatles hit

Plus, an artist-filled prize ceremony in Piccadilly, Thom Browne at the V&A and an entry from the new ”undercover gallerist”

Jewellery house Repossi partners with The Art Newspaper to unveil new ceramic collection

UK-based artist Martha Freud was commissioned to create a series marking ten years since the release of Repossi's popular Antifer line

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Lipstick and lashes at the Louvre

Lancôme drew inspiration from celebrated works such as the Venus de Milo and the Sleeping Hermaphrodite

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Is Damien Hirst's Medusa dessert a delicious work of art?

The artist's epic sculpture of Medusa at Bacchanalia in London has inspired a new £50 pudding

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Kim Kardashian outbid by American football legend Tom Brady for George Condo work at charity auction—but both won in the end

A star-studded fundraising gala for the criminal-justice charity Reform Alliance included a high-stakes auction and blackjack tournament

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Russell Tovey rocks up at Claridge’s to present first Royal Academy Schools art prize

Daria Blum was given the £30,000 award by the artist Marina Abramović

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Sarah Lucas’s cheeky sculptures bring light relief at Tate Britain

Guests at the packed exhibition launch included Pet Shop Boy Neil Tennant and fashion icon Pam Hogg

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Escape from the British Museum—tale of a teapot returning to China goes viral

Two social media influencers—Pancake Fruit and Summer Sister—are behind the series posted on Douyin

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Art crowd attends Piccadilly church for Rachel Jones’s new opera piece

Hey, Maudie draws on classical tropes, West African traditions, jazz and gospel

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Oppenheimer star Cillian Murphy and Tracey Emin turn up for Marina Abramović's blockbuster RA show

Visitors queued to walk through Imponderabilia, the 1977 piece featuring a naked couple

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Defeated French general or noble Parliamentarian? Theresa May portrait divides opinion

The £28,000 portrait of the MP for Maidenhead will hang in Portcullis House

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Does crime pay? Anna Delvey podcast may hold the answer

'Fake heiress' launches show while under house arrest in New York

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No stone unturned in erasing Sackler at the British Museum

An inscription of the beleaguered family's name is set to be removed from a stone lintel

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‘Royal Academy who?’ Rejects rejoice at getting own show

The walk of shame exhibition featuring vetoed works will now be an annual event

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Harry styles it out over comedian's cheeky portrait

Joe Lycett sells his painting to the former One Direction frontman for '£6 and a chunky peanut butter Kit Kat'

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Uma Thurman kills it as dodgy dealer in Hollywood's latest art-themed film

'Preposterous' plot involves a New York art dealer who teams up with a hitman to launch a money laundering scheme

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Killer Queue: Freddie Mercury fans go Ga Ga and line up round the block for Sotheby’s show

The masses are being drawn in by the chance to see objects both fine and personal

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Netflix LGBTQ+ drama Heartstopper goes to the Louvre—or does it?

While gay romance Red, White & Royal Blue heats up at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Actor and internet 'daddy' Pedro Pascal visits UK fan exhibition in Margate

The man of the hour arrived at the gallery with Talk Art hosts Russell Tovey and Robert Diament in tow

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When Harry met Hockney—pop idol is painted by the Bradford-born artist

The new portrait will go on show in a Covid-delayed exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London

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‘We never even bid one dollar’: Sheikha Al-Mayassa discusses Salvator Mundi and controversy around Damien Hirst’s foetus works in new book

An extract from a new publication about collectors by Dani Levinas features rare insights from the chair of Qatar Museums

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Ultra-glam Welsh wrestler revered by Turner prizewinner Jeremy Deller dies, aged 82

Adrian Street symbolised shifts in post-war UK society, the artist says

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Warhol's Polaroid pic of Keith Haring in a Michael Jackson jacket is a tonic for Madonna

The Queen of Pop posted the image of the late street artist on Instagram

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New Yorker profile of dealer Larry Gagosian digs (very very) deep

"If the money is correct, if the transaction is correct, I’m not going to be a moral judge," says Gagosian