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Burning boats, glass plates and mass observation as Brighton Photo Biennial returns

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
Under the slogan Communities, Collectives and Collaboration, the sixth edition of UK’s largest photo festival will showcase the work of 45 photographers and artists.
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In Pictures: Discovering Tutankhamun at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
The Ashmolean's summer exhibition tells the story of one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made: the discovery of the tomb of the 'boy king'.
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Brighton Photography Biennial focuses on group work in art

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
Under the slogan Communities, Collectives and Collaboration, the sixth edition of UK’s largest photography festival will showcase the work of 45 photographers and artists throughout Brighton and Hove.
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Archaeologists find baths of "sociable" Romans and early evidence of Christianity

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
An unusually early Christian silver ring, a bath with a bread oven and butchered animal bones are among the finds at a site near Bishops Auckland revealing 1,800 years of history.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: Katie Marsden on medieval finds and a World War I medal

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
More than 12,000 records have been created since the Portable Antiquities Scheme began in Essex in 2003. The county’s Finds Liaison Officer tells Culture24 about two.
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Medieval choral composition by DJ Goldie to be performed at Glasgow Cathedral

Tue, 2014-07-22 00:00
An electronic composition by the renowned Drum and Bass musician will see a live acoustic performance in the Glasgow Cathedral at the end of August.
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Curator's Choice: Meg McHugh on Olympic bike racing stars and boneshakers

Mon, 2014-07-21 00:00
A "very heavy" Boneshaker from 1868 and Victoria Pendleton's aerodynamic vehicle from the 2012 Olympics are among the highlights at MOSI's new exhibition.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: The story of an early Bronze Age lunula found in Dorset

Mon, 2014-07-21 00:00
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen, the Finds Liaison Officer for Dorset, tells Culture24 about landowners chucking cows out of fields and neck rings found in grave settings.
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Happy birthday Discovery Museum: Pictures from Newcastle's home of history past

Sat, 2014-07-19 00:00
Who knew that Tyneside's most popular history venue used to have a different name and live in a former bacon warehouse? The Discovery Museum celebrates 80 years.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: Roman gold, a medieval matrix and an amulet in Cornwall

Sat, 2014-07-19 00:00
Anna Tyacke, the Finds Liaison Officer for Cornwall, chooses a Roman gold bracelet or neck fragment, a medieval silver seal matrix and a first pestle amulet.
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Cara Spencer on her dad, the Beatles, Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana and Victoria Beckham

Fri, 2014-07-18 00:00
Curated by his daughter and named after the war hero and photographer's favourite phrase, Living Dangerously is about to showcase Terence Spencer's remarkable career.
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Imperial War Museum reopens with ground-breaking interactive First World War gallery

Fri, 2014-07-18 00:00
Imperial War Museum's new First World War gallery, which has reopened following a £40 million overhaul, is a major step forward in museum exhibitions, writes Richard Moss.
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Kazimir Malevich: Discovering the man behind Suprematism at Tate Modern

Fri, 2014-07-18 00:00
Tate's retrospective of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich, whose paintings began to disappear under the Stalin regime of the 1930s, is a rare opportunity, says Rhiannon Starr.
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Science artist to build giant phone charger powered by 800 pieces of fruit and vegetable

Fri, 2014-07-18 00:00
Caleb Charland plans to make a huge organic charger with 800 pieces of fruit and vegetables in a work set to be unveiled in London’s Westfield shopping centre.
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Archaeologists invite public to see walls, floors, buckles and spoons at medieval manor

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:00
Owned by the Archbishops of Canterbury before the English Reformation, Headstone Manor is holding an open day to the public following a month-long archaeological excavation.
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Marina Abramović draws crowds to Serpentine Gallery for 512 Hours of puzzlement

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:00
The legendary performance artist follows up her blockbuster show at MoMA with another stint of durational art in a London gallery. Mark Sheerin experiences it.
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In Pictures: Jellyfish take over derelict buildings and snakes come alive in Liverpool

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:00
Duo Walter Hugo and Zoniel fill a Toxteth building with tanks of jellyfish, while the World Museum prepares to host boa constrictors and royal pythons later this year.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: Roman gold coins and daggers of war in the west

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:00
Kurt Adams, the Finds Liaison Officer for Gloucestershire and Avon, introduces an extremely rare gold coin and a dangerous metal dagger found by a fisherman.
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Art Everywhere: Grayson Perry and Antony Gormley on the largest art exhibition in Britain

Thu, 2014-07-17 00:00
Speaking at the launch of the publicly-voted display of 25 works across more than 30,000 billboards, the artists made the case for introducing art as a cultural catalyst.
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Artist’s Statement: Antony Gormley on Feeling Material, his iPad work for Art Everywhere

Wed, 2014-07-16 00:00
Antony Gormley on his downloadable commission for Art Everywhere, the campaign taking works chosen by the public to more than 30,000 billboards and outdoor sites.
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