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National Museum Cardiff on the art of a First World War propaganda campaign

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
National Museum Cardiff reveals the entire series of 66 prints from the portfolio, The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals commissioned by the British government in 1917.
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Art Fund and campaigners criticise council as museums lose Arts Council support after Egyptian statue sale

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery and Abington Park Museum have lost their Arts Council accreditation after Northampton Council sold the limestone Egyptian statue, Sekhemka, for £14 million.
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Jarvis Cocker, Danny Boyle and the virgin birth: Shuffle Festival at Tower Hamlets Cemetery

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
Combining art and science, the community festival moves to a wild 31-acre cemetery for its second year. Science Director Grace Boyle tells Culture24 about death and asylums.
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Photographers' Gallery traces development of Russian colour photography

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00
Pictures and our review from the exhibition tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century.
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery reveals the painting that inspired Wilfred Owen

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is about to launch a new exhibition called Remembering the Great War for the First World Centenary - with a little seen painting admired by Wilfred Owen.
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July 2014's top ten UK archaeology artefacts

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Gold beads, hacked Roman legs and jawbones, cave coins and Tutankhamun all turned up in the summer heat. Take a look back at ten of the discoveries.
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July 2014's top ten UK archaeology artefacts

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Gold beads, hacked Roman legs and jawbones, cave coins and Tutankhamun all turned up in the summer heat. Take a look back at ten of the discoveries.
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In Pictures: The new £2.4 million Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Take a look inside the new gallery at Salisbury Museum, which opened earlier this month with artefacts including the Amesbury Archer and the Wardour Hoard.
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Grayson Perry to portray Chris Huhne, Rylan Clark and more in exhibition alongside Channel 4 show

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Who are You?, at the National Portrait Gallery, will portray deaf parents, a Muslim convert, a couple living with Alzheimer's, a young transsexual and Northern Ireland loyalist marchers.
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Museum Cats: Ten places to find felines in museum and gallery collections

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
From the Hayling Island Swamp Cat to Chinese Pug-Cat Brand Mosquito Coils, here are ten catty exhibits from across the world held in Britain.
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Tracey Emin's My Bed: Ten artists who have been bedroom exhibitionists

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
They might have lacked the cigarettes and vodka, but here are ten artists who put beds inside galleries as Tate announces a long-term loan of Tracey Emin's 1998 work.
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Artist's Statement: Theresa Bruno discusses her 'imaginary museum' in Bournemouth

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
Culture24 was in Dorset for another installment of Artist's Statement. At SIX we met Theresa Bruno, who told us about her latest work.
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Anglo-Saxon arthritis sufferer, graves and swords found by archaeologists at Barrow Clump

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
Archaeologists have been reflecting on their latest excavations at a Salisbury site which has been a Neolithic settlement, Bronze Age burial mound and Saxon cemetery.
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Experts see Richard III's battle injuries as infirmary remains help create new skeleton

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
Experts from Loughborough University say Richard III's "significant injuries" from the Battle of Bosworth were "quite clear to see" during a project based on the king's remains.
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Richard III sculpture architects on creating a steel artwork next to Leicester Cathedral

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
London-based Dallas Pierce Quintero on the silhouette-reflecting steel plates commissioned in honour of the life of Richard III.
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What if Archduke Franz Ferdinand had worn a bulletproof vest? asks Royal Armouries

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
A researcher at the Royal Armouries in Leeds is researching the ballistic qualities of a vest that could have saved the life of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
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Altars dedicated to Roman god Jupiter, classical temples intrigue Maryport archaeologists

Mon, 2014-07-28 00:00
The most north-westerly classical temple ever discovered in the Roman world and a series of altars dedicated to the god of Jupiter have been revealed on the frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
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Jeremy Deller, Bob and Roberta Smith, Bedwyr Williams and Nalini Malini's World War I art

Mon, 2014-07-28 00:00
Jeremy Deller will release four new films via an app, while Bob and Roberta, Bedwyr Williams and Nalini Malini will also create public artworks as part of the Lights Out campaign.
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Competition: Win tickets to Who Do You Think You Are? Live at the SECC in Glasgow

Mon, 2014-07-28 00:00
There are 40 workshops, one-to-one sessions with genealogical experts and celebrity tales at the ninth live edition of Who Do You Think You Are? We've got tickets to give away.
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In Pictures: The Edinburgh dig which led to "incredibly exciting" medieval reconstructions

Mon, 2014-07-28 00:00
Hundreds of medieval bodies, found five years ago during works to create new tramways in Edinburgh, have informed facial reconstructions revealing much about their lives.
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