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Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018

The Postal Museum: a ride into the story of mail that really delivers

The newly opened museum takes visitors on a journey underground and reflects major shifts in the nature of human connection

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Michael Jackson is a thrilling muse at the National Portrait Gallery, while ancient Egypt is given a modern twist at the British Museum

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Christo’s huge floating sculpture in Hyde Park to the intimacy of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Discoveries

Newly discovered Michaelina Wautier painting added to first major show on Baroque’s forgotten female master

And experts are convinced that “many more works will pop up”

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Art Basel 2018

Sam Gilliam: a life beyond the frame

With a show of his unstretched canvases at the Kunstmuseum Basel, the lyrical abstractionist is enjoying a late resurgence in popularity

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Art Basel 2018

Liste feels the weight of Cuban history

Cuban artist uses exact amount of black ink used to write key parts of constitution for work

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Art Basel 2018

Match of the day: football vs art

The two may seem unlikely bedfellows, but plenty of artists are football fans—and they are making their allegiances known during this summer’s World Cup

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Art Basel 2018

Artist paints Dana Schutz's child in response to controversial Emmett Till work

The Somali-Australian artist Hamishi Farah is showing the work in Basel at the Liste fair

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Exhibitions

Juergen Teller tackles football’s highs and lows in Moscow show

Exhibition at Garage Museum includes stalker-like snaps of Pep Guardiola and live work charting Germany’s World Cup success—or failure

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the Hayward Gallery’s sparkly and surreal Lee Bul survey to the final paintings of Howard Hodgkin

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Biennials & festivals

‘Global’ contemporary African art comes to rural Portugal—despite growing visa issues for artists travelling to Europe

New festival Evora Africa includes key works by Malick Sidibé, Romuald Hazoumé and Cheri Samba

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From rejuvenated “killed negatives” to a new lease of life for the UK’s only Michelangelo marble

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Censorship

Instagram deletes photographer Dragana Jurisic's account and Facebook censors her work

Image is no more contentious than those shared on the platforms by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, supporters say

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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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Three to see

Three to see: London

From a glimpse of the future at the V&A to a Charles II blast from the past at the Queen's Gallery

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Bruges Triennial

In Bruges: sea plastic, Chinese crabs and a Spanish pool take centre stage at triennial

Commissions for the second edition of the Bruges Triennial are closely linked with the city’s famous canals

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Rodin takes on the Parthenon sculptures at the British Museum while James Cook sets sail for the British Library

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the high emotions of Taryn Simon’s professional mourners to photography galore at Somerset House and the Hayward Gallery

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Three to see

Three to see: London

The Brazilian Modernists who helped with the war effort, and the last chance to see Winnie-the-Pooh

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull soaring above Trafalgar Square to the last chance to have a swing at Tate Modern

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Art's Most Popular

The world's most popular exhibition? Ancient sculptures in Tokyo versus Modern masters in Paris

Plus record crowds in US, UK and Australia

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Art's Most Popular

The price of gallery-going in London—and how it compares with Paris and New York

Blockbuster shows don't come cheap

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Tacita Dean's double-header, including films of David Hockney and fermenting pears, to a Tate Modern takeover by Joan Jonas

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Exhibitions

'Overlooked' pioneer of Abstract Expressionism Richard Pousette-Dart gets first UK show

US artist was first of New York group to create large-scale paintings—before Jackson Pollock

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the Deutsche Börse photography prize to Rockefeller's collection including Gauguin and Picasso

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the glitz and glamour of ocean liners to post-Brexit politics by the official election artist Cornelia Parker

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Museums

Kettle's Yard—where Modern art meets pot plants and pebbles—reopens after two-year facelift

House-museum in Cambridge now has “world-class” conditions for future exhibitions, says its director

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From photographs of real northern soul to Lydia Ourahmane's golden teeth and trembling floor

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From a triumphant show of Charles I's collection at the Royal Academy to an Andreas Gursky retrospective at the revamped Hayward Gallery

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From a huge light show across the city to the final week of Rachel Whiteread's retrospective

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Three to see

Three to see: Condo London 2018

Third edition of art-fair alternative and new exhibition model opens this weekend

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Three to see

Three to See in London in 2018

From King Charles I to the King of Pop

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Three to see

Three to See: London

From Michael Armitage’s powerful Gauguin-like scenes at the South London Gallery to Marguerite Humeau's hypnotic installation at Tate Britain

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the Merrie Monarch's display of power at the Queen's Gallery to a family-friendly Winnie-the-Pooh show at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Rose Wylie’s parade of footballers and royalty to Arthur Jafa’s powerful video collage

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Biennials & festivals

New Orleans triennial Prospect.4 looks to Louisiana history, warts and all

Event coincides with the city's tricentennial next year

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Pussy Riot's immersive penal colony installation to a final chance to see Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the British Museum's Lion Man to Matisse's studio studies at the Royal Academy

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City of Oslo Art Collection

Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art

Works are from City of Oslo Art Collection, which has pieces displayed in around 1,000 locations throughout the Norwegian capital

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Nothing is quite black and white at the National Gallery, while Marie Jacotey’s enigmatic illustrations provide further mysteries

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Cézanne’s ballsy portraits to a Tove Jansson survey showing that she was much more than Moomin’s mother

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Museums

V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident

Tristram Hunt had already voiced concerns before Saturday’s incident

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Frieze 2017

Frieze news in briefs

Ian Cheng gets Serpentine show, Jasper Johns's potter and the most Insta friendly art at the fair

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Three to see

Three to see: London

The unlikely friendship of Dalí and Duchamp is explored at the RA, while Superflex turn Tate Modern into a playground

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Frieze 2017

The best things in life are free—and now you can find them at Frieze

Peter Blake complementary tote bags flew off Waddington Custot's shelves

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Frieze 2017

Five under £5,000 at Frieze

There are bargains at the fair—if you know where to look

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Frieze 2017

Superflex swings into political action

The Danish collective’s new commission extends beyond the cavernous space of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From slick and surreal photographs at the Serpentine to art in canal boats for the Art Licks Weekend

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Biennials & festivals

What to see (and hear) at the 14th Biennale de Lyon

From a live band that are ‘The Art’ to dripping taps and nuclear explosions, this edition of the biennial is making a racket

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Rachel Whiteread’s mummified air to the burial rituals of the mysterious Scythians

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Exhibitions

First major UK survey of Oceanic art comes to the Royal Academy in 2018

London institution will also host shows on Klimt and Schiele, Charles I and Tacita Dean as part of its 250th anniversary year

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The arts festival erupting in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

Walk & Talk programme includes exhibitions, performances, residencies and workshops on volcanic island

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Exhibitions

Personal recordings immerse visitors in lives of Modern British artists

The Lightbox gallery features the voices of artists such as Eduardo Paolozzi and Elisabeth Frink

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Art market

Breasts, bears and Barbie: what you might have missed in Hirst's Venice show

British artist has added a number of small inside jokes throughout vast exhibition

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Jewellery worth up to £3m stolen from London's Masterpiece fair

Metropolitan Police investigating theft from stand of Geneva-based Boghossian

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Hockney topples Hirst as Tate’s most popular living artist

Recent exhibition at Tate Britain is sure to boost museum’s declining visitor figures

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Frieze lets the sculptures play outside before the big tents arrive

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Sculpture in its natural habitat: UK edition

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Three to see: London

From the subterranean delights of East London to Sargent’s lesser-known paintings

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Is Dalí the daddy?

Artist’s body to be exhumed after Spanish woman claims he was her biological father

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Rare drawing from Brian Sewell’s collection to feature in Wyndham Lewis survey

Retrospective at IWM North in Manchester is the largest-ever exhibition of the controversial avant-garde artist's work

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Manchester gets first comprehensive retrospective of Wyndham Lewis in 40 years

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Marina Abramovic retrospective includes early paintings

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Exhibitions

Three to see: Basel

From the Beyeler's first photography show to Delvoye’s excrement-making machines

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Art Basel 2017

Must-see shows in Basel this week

From shit machines to abstract paintings made by one very artistic robot

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Grayson Perry draws inspiration from Brexit—and The Art Newspaper—for Serpentine show

One recent work responds directly to our annual attendance figures survey

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Liverpool celebrates The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album with a little help from artist friends

Among the 13 new commissions, Judy Chicago has designed a giant psychedelic mural while Jeremy Deller has produced a series of billboards and a secret performance

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Tate Modern continues to champion female artists with shows on Anni Albers and Joan Jonas in 2018

Major show on figurative painting at Tate Britain will feature Freud and Bacon while Tate Liverpool will host Egon Schiele survey

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Photo London satellite shows: Peckham 24 leads the way as the UK capital gets snappy

Images of Cairo shot on iPhone, surreal domestic interiors and unearthed pictures of 1980s London among top photography shows opening this week

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Cosa? UK artist John Smith uses translation app in Venice show

Video will feature alongside key works from 1970-80s in artist's first solo exhibition in Italy

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Artists who made it a family affair

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Tomás Saraceno collaborates with 7,000 spiders to make largest-ever exhibited web

Argentinian artist’s solo show in Buenos Aires also includes a sound piece played by an arachnid

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London’s Flat Time House reopens after Italian foundation steps in to save it

Closure last year of former home and studio of conceptual artist John Latham was expected to be permanent

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Visitor Figures 2016

Top 15 Big Ticket shows in 2016

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Visitor Figures 2016

Visitor figures 2016: Christo helps 1.2 million people to walk on water

While the Whitney breaks the hold of New York’s Met and MoMA

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Tate Modern opens first 'live' show with mist, plants and a rave

Series of exhibitions dedicated to live art will be annual with BMW's support

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Public art

Replica of statue destroyed by Isis and whipped cream to top London’s Fourth Plinth

Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson announced as winners of the next two sculptural commissions for Trafalgar Square

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The rise and fall of the American dream

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Exhibitions

How an art work could literally save lives in Syria

Danish collective SUPERFLEX's hospital equipment installation will be shipped to war-torn country after exhibition

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Tate Britain banks on David Hockney retrospective to pull in the crowds

Wide-ranging show includes 150 works by the California-based artist, spanning 60 years

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Must-see shows in April 2017

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Must-see shows in July and August 2017

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Exhibitions

Five must-see shows at Condo 2017 in London

UK capital plays host to 36 international galleries in the second edition of this antidote to the uniformity and expense of art fairs