Imperial War Museum London

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The Buck stopped here

Out of respect for Beirut, huge Hiroshima memorial work moved from Piccadilly Circus

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Politics

Drawing with the ashes of Isis-ravaged buildings: Piers Secunda on the art of destruction

Artist’s works on iconoclasm in Mosul are currently on show at the Imperial War Museum in London

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the magnetic Takis at Tate Modern to destruction and preservation of culture at the Imperial War Museum

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Sponsorship

Imperial War Museum London receives 'generous' donation from Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich

The money will go towards new Holocaust Galleries due to open 2021

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Vorticist

Sotheby’s expect First World War painting by Nevinson to make £1m

Last sold 50 years ago, A Dawn depicts French troops marching to trenches through Flanders in 1914

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Exhibitions

Imperial War Museum explores artists’ responses to war and terror after 9/11

Show of more than 40 artists includes Jenny Holzer, Grayson Perry and Gerhard Richter

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Contemporary art

Antony Gormley’s statue for UK war museum was shot down by Battle of Britain hero

The sculpture of a girl between a rocket and a missile "was a step too far for the board," says the UK artist

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Exhibitions

Eric Ravilious' imagined realities at the Imperial War Museum

London hosts the largest ever exhibition of this artist's work

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Exhibitions

Anthem for doomed youth: Exhibition on twelve soldier poets of World War I on at the Imperial War Museum London

Major war artists get a look in too, making this a must see

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Museums

The new Imperial War Museum North is a failure—as a museum

Our reporter visits Daniel Libeskind’s latest building in Manchester

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Exhibitions

Art and the Spanish Civil War at the Imperial War Museum

The exhibition will mark the 65th anniversary of the arrival in Spain of the International Brigades

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Holocaust

Can drawings produced in concentration camps be works of art or are they Holocaust documents?

A new exhibition looks at works produced by artists while detained by the Nazis

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Art theft

Thefts from UK national museums. Question in Parliament uncovers extensive losses

13 paintings from the National Maritime Museum, a £100,000 chest from the British Museum, and a Burne-Jones panel from the V&A are some of the items stolen

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Exhibitions

Should the new Holocaust gallery be a permanent feature of this museum?

The Imperial War Museum's exhibition is intended as a reminder of past evil

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War & Conflict

British war artist Peter Howson sent to Bosnia

Continuing a practice from World War I, Howson will respond to the ongoing conflict in the region