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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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Festival of Archaeology 2014: Medieval rings, Bronze Age hoards and Iron Age discoveries

Wed, 2014-07-16 00:00
Jennifer Jackson, the Finds Liaison Officer for Kent, chooses three formidable archaeological discoveries found across the region, including the Boughton Malherbe hoard.
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Black dogs allude to Japanese relationship tribulations in photography exhibition at National Eisteddfod of Wales

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
The crisis of intimate relationships in Japan is the subject of an exhibition by young Welsh photographer Becca Voelcker.
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Black dogs stand for crisis of Japanese intimate relationships in photography exhibition shown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
The crisis of intimate relationships in Japan is the subject of an exhibition by young Welsh photographer Becca Voelcker.
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American Impressionism: A New Vision at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
An exhibition about the impact of French Impressionism on American artists will be part of the National Galleries of Scotland’s summer exhibition programme.
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Only known three-quarter self-portrait by GF Watts on display in Watts Gallery in Surrey

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
For the first time in 30 years, the Watts Gallery in Surrey shows the master’s Self-Portrait in a Red Robe painted in 1853, having bought it from a private American collection.
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Only known three-quarter self-portrait by G.F. Watts on display in Watts Gallery in Surrey

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
For the first time in 30 years, the Watts Gallery in Surrey shows the master’s Self-Portrait in a Red Robe painted in 1853.
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Six stories from Brighton Museum's War Stories: Voices from the First World War

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
Spouses who fell in love at military hospitals and soldiers in Iraq who filled scrapbooks with cricket scores are among the World War I stories in Brighton, reveals curator Jody East.
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Giant sculpture of dead Monty Python parrot Norwegian Blue appears next to Tower Bridge

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
A mammoth version of the bird from John Cleese and Michael Palin's pet shop sketch, made by sculptor Iain Prendergast in a 15-metre reincarnation, has been crane-lifted into London.
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Original copies of Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights to be displayed on 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

Tue, 2014-07-15 00:00
Next year, two of the most significant documents of American history will be for the on display for the first time in the UK.
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Artist's Statement: Ryan Gander talks about his video 'photo' at Manchester Art Gallery

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
In the latest in our Artist's Statement series, conceptual artist Ryan Gander tells Culture24 about a key work from his current show at Manchester Art Gallery.
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Every object tells a story: Imperial War Museum's new atrium promises new creative displays

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
More than 400 objects will go on display in the Imperial War Museum's new central atrium, including dozens never been seen before, when it re-opens on July 19.
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Festival of Archaeology 2014: An Iron Age comb, medieval matrix and Bronze Age vessel

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
Angie Bolton, the Finds Liaison Officer for Worcestershire, picks a beautifully-decorated comb, a magic seal and an "unglamorous" sherd as three of her favourite discoveries.
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Yorkshire Sculpture Park: Five of the best exhibitions from the Museum of the Year 2014

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
From gun-bearing foxes and dead trees to balancing acts and vast works in bronze, here are five of the best exhibitions to have been held at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
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Curator's Choice: An undercoat worn by a First World War soldier at Brighton Museum

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
Left on a grandmother's sideboard for years, a coat at Brighton Museum's new War Stories display is part of the story of two brothers who died on the Somme a century ago.
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Festival of Archaeology: Julian Watters on pickaxes, brooches, dogs and Roman cups

Mon, 2014-07-14 00:00
The Finds Liaison Officer for Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire picks four of his favourite discoveries, including a 1st century vessel and a figurine in the form of a seated dog.
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Hacked Roman legs and jawbones come from brutal Boudiccan battles, say archaeologists

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:00
Phil Crummy, of the Colchester Archaeological Trust, gives Culture24 the latest on a set of sliced-off 2,000-year-old bones found at a department store excavation.
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Hacked Roman legs and jawbones come from brutal Boudiccan battles, say archaeologists

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:00
Phil Crummy, of the Colchester Archaeological Trust, gives Culture24 the latest on a set of sliced-off 2,000-year-old bones found at a department store excavation.
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