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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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I Scored a Goal in the World Cup Final: Jairzinho

Sun, 2014-07-13 00:00
As part of photographer Michael Donald's award-winning series, Brazil legend Jairzinho reflects on his goal in the 1970 World Cup final.
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Salisbury Museum opens £2.4 million Wessex Gallery of Archaeology

Sat, 2014-07-12 00:00
BBC presenter Dr Alice Roberts and Time Team's Phil Harding were among the visitors to the Salisbury Museum's new £2.4 million gallery for an opening weekend full of fun.
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Competition: Win tickets to see Dizzee Rascal, Maximo Park and more at Split Festival

Fri, 2014-07-11 00:00
The Cribs, Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys and Tom Vek are among the acts you could be seeing at Sunderland's biggest two-day music festival. We've got tickets to give away.
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Paper Museums: Moscow Conceptualism in Transit conveys sense of dissident excitement

Fri, 2014-07-11 00:00
They may not be amusing, but the five artists whose lives and works are portrayed at the Southampton gallery make for important stories from art history, says Mark Sheerin.
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Curator's Choice: Legendary goalkeeper Robert 'Pom Pom' Whiting's World War I story

Fri, 2014-07-11 00:00
Historian Tim Carder tells us the tragic tale of Bob Whiting, whose life is part of the new War Stories: Voices from the First World War exhibition at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.
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Archaeologists plan Roman shrine excavation in Wiltshire as Wessex Gallery opens

Fri, 2014-07-11 00:00
Ahead of the opening of the new gallery and the start of the Festival of Archaeology, Finds Liaison Officer Richard Henry tells us about a few finds.
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"Amazing, beautiful, incredible, outstanding": Yorkshire Sculpture Park enjoys Museum of the Year accolades

Thu, 2014-07-10 00:00
Thirty-seven years after founding the estate of art, Peter Murray says Yorkshire Sculpture Park won the Art Fund award thanks to its unique qualities.
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In Pictures: Yorkshire Sculpture Park through the seasons

Thu, 2014-07-10 00:00
Take a look at some of the sights and shapes around Yorkshire Sculpture Park, from the great works of Henry Moore to deer parks and temples.
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Competition: Win a copy of new Taschen book The Age of Innocence - Football in the 1970s

Thu, 2014-07-10 00:00
From politics to sideburns, The Age of Innocence is a tribute to an unforgettable era in the beautiful game. Win a copy of the beautiful book here.
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Sling-shots and shamen: The archaeological enigma of Pictish painted pebbles

Thu, 2014-07-10 00:00
Stonemason Robbie Arthur and researcher Jenny Murray tell us about a conundrum of decorated, beach-worn quartz pebbles dating to the first millennium AD.
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I Scored a Goal in the World Cup Final: Pelé on vanquishing Sweden and his dad crying

Thu, 2014-07-10 00:00
Portrayed in an exhibition by photographer Michael Donald, Edson Arantes do Nascimento reflects on his childhood World Cup memories and the near-invincible Brazil team of 1958.
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Jeremy Deller gives away 10,000 pieces of Roman Abramovich-themed work for Own Art

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:00
In honour of the 10th anniversary of a scheme which has allowed thousands to buy art, the former Turner Prize winner is giving away a work premiered at the Venice Biennale.
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