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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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Ten art exhibitions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:00
From Ming paintings and large-scale projections to computer fans around a Police Box and explicit avant-garde images, here are a few of the shows to look out for this year.
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The World Cup in five seconds: Artists animate Paul the Psychic Octopus from 2010

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:00
Damien Poulain and Joseph Sparkes pay animated tribute to Paul the Psychic Octopus, who gained worldwide fame for his accurate predictions during the 2010 World Cup.
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Skeletons beneath Dorset villa could reveal health and ancestry of 4th century Romans

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:00
Archaeologists in Dorset say a set of five adult skeletons, found in the first burial of villa owners close to their residence, could hold "significant information" about the Romans.
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Archaeologists hit the jackpot first time with Roman bath find at Segedunum Roman Fort

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:00
Archaeologists have discovered a bath house during their first dig on the site of a former Roman fort and pub at the end of Hadrian's Wall.
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In Pictures: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harewood House's Tour de France

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:00
William, Kate and Prince Harry saw the Tour off, cycling star Lizzie Armistead camped overnight and The Red Arrows and World War II planes soared as Le Tour visited Yorkshire.
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Lady Gaga Parliament protest prevails as Secretary of State rules on Smithfield Market

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:00
An army of Lady Gaga-inspired protestors are enjoying the edge of glory after their opposition to a proposed retail and office development saw a government inquiry go their way.
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Artists to create works live from Constable's Romantic landscapes in Field Broadcast

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:00
Screened to the public through a downloadable app, eight artists are about to begin seven days of live digital broadcasts from the landscapes which once inspired Constable.
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A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects: David Goldblatt on an 1872 England shirt

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:00
A knitted cotton England shirt from 1872 illustrates a facet of football that has remained largely unchanged for 150 years, says the writer.
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A once-in-a-lifetime discovery: Archaeologist Rachael Hall on Roman and Iron Age cave coins in the Peak District

Mon, 2014-07-07 00:00
The National Trust archaeologist tells us about the quest to excavate a hoard of special coins, found in a church-like cave in Derbyshire and resembling tiny pieces of art.
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Archaeologists say coins found in Derbyshire cave could be buried savings of Roman tribe

Mon, 2014-07-07 00:00
Experts from the National Trust and the British Museum say a set of 26 coins, left in Reynard’s Kitchen Cave by the 1st century Corieltavi tribe, suggest "a serious amount of wealth".
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The World Cup in five seconds: Diego Maradona's hand of God goal against England

Mon, 2014-07-07 00:00
Twenty-eight years after it grabbed the headlines, artist Andy Baker recreates Diego Maradona's infamous goal for Argentina at the World Cup in Mexico.
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