Drawing

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Art schools

Sydney bucks trend for marginalisation of drawing at art schools with new National Centre for Drawing

Opening on 4 November, the centre, which is part of the city's National Art School, is modelled on the the Drawing Centre in New York and London’s Drawing Room

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Nalini Malani

'The past is being weaponised': Nalini Malani's anti-fascist animations come to the Whitechapel Gallery

Eighty-eight of the artist’s iPad drawings will be projected across the gallery's walls for her first UK solo show

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Diary

Get sketching: BBC’s Life Drawing Live! programme returns under lockdown

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Book Shorts

Things that... provoke some thought: book of drawings philosophically questions the relationship of 'things'

Groups of pictures are assembled on the basis of word association—but not everything in this graphic novel makes good sense

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Pablo Picasso

Royal Academy of Arts to show rare Picasso drawings from ground-breaking 1956 film of the artist at work

Most of the works, created with felt tip pen on newsprint, have been lost, but two have been specially restored for London show

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Book Shorts

This book is an omnibus of delightfully scary Landis Blair cartoons

The devoted follower of Edward Gorey has proved himself a worthy disciple

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Books

Missing Leonardo link: writer discovers that Da Vinci's anatomy drawings were owned by Charles II

New book hopes research of papers belonging to the king's physician will lead to further "eureka" moments

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Exhibitions

A long history of scholarship drives survey of Raphael’s drawings currently exhibited at the Ashmolean

Debate over attribution has marked modern scholarship on this great master, bringing nuance to the Oxford show

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Contemporary art

Where anxiety lives: Jessica Lynne on Rashid Johnson

The artist’s Drawing Center exhibition channels the disquiet of black life

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Conceptual Art

Sol LeWitt’s conceptual works installed for first time since the 1970s

Drawings defy time as they go on show in Santander's Botín Foundation

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Focus

Clarity in the fog of war: the drawings of Laura Footes

She bases her drawing partly on her experiences at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, “the largest military hospital in Europe”

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Exhibitions

Andy Warhol at Sadie Coles: private drawings from the 1950s

These never-before-seen works show a more personal side of the artist