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Royal Academy of Arts

Ignominy to influence: a history of women at the Royal Academy

London institution’s founders included two women, but a long period of male domination has only recently been challenged

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Royal Academy of Arts

We go behind the scenes as the Royal Academy celebrates 250 years

Delve into the heart of the revamped London institution—expanded, embellished and eccentric as ever

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TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Getting to know the real Tintoretto

A string of exhibitions celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Venetian master’s birth will help to bring him back into favour

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In focus: Scythians, Warriors of the steppes

The Scythians' tombs have yielded hundreds of gold and silver objects

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Following the warp and weft of time: Tapestries in all their glory at the Met

Tapestry is as alluring a medium to today’s artists as Renaissance ones

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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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September 2000

Negotiating a united front: Berlin's culture minister Christoph Stölzl takes on funding culture in the capital

It risked bankruptcy to become the capital, and a deal with the federal government gives Berlin DM100m a year—providing that plum institutions come under national control