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How the Beano encouraged generations of artists to break the rules

We asked eight artists about the comic's influence ahead of a new exhibition exploring the publication's history and featuring contemporary art with that "Beano sensibility"

Somerset House to dig into its colonial past

Move follows release of National Trust’s slavery report, which was accused of following a ‘woke agenda’

Scaled back 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair will go ahead in October—despite Frieze cancellation

Smaller fair and online collaboration with Christie's planned as UK government says trade fairs can resume from 1 October

Somerset House photography show celebrates the different faces of modern Britain

Work by ten artists aims to highlight the diverse experiences of immigrants to the UK and considers what multiculturalism means today

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roma persecution to dreamt-up countries

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the erotic drawings of Klimt and Schiele at the Royal Academy to a last chance to see two hard-hitting shows by Mika Rottenberg and Hannah Perry

Hannah Perry: Paying tribute to an absent friend

The UK artist’s solo show at Somerset House remembers a collaborator after his suicide, and also explores how we process grief and trauma

Three to see: London

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

Three to see: London

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

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Crafts fair relaunched to coincide with Frieze

The Crafts Council will be hosting the yet unnamed crafts fair at Somerset House

Will the V&A run the Gilbert Collection

V&A may be able to run the collection at a lower cost than Somerset House

Mixed reactions to Gilbert gift of £75 million decorative arts donation

It has been well received in Britain. In Los Angeles, there are divided opinions on the collection and its owner

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