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"Bonkers yet dignified": Inside Grayson Perry's Dream House - inspired by Essex Everywoman

Sun, 2015-05-17 00:00
Devoted to a fictional Essex Everywoman, see inside the house which is at the centre of a Channel 4 documentary charting a three-year design and buildinging process.
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Artists come from such strange places: Glenn Ligon talks abstraction, discrimination and Nottingham Contemporary

Sun, 2015-05-17 00:00
New York artist Glenn Ligon tells Culture24 about his first curatorial project, which brings diverse influences together for Nottingham Contemporary show Encounters and Collisions
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Artists' Statement: Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey talk about climatic sound art

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:00
Culture24 hears from the Australian duo Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey about Gauge, an interactive live composition of sound sculptures which all relate to water and the elements.
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French Eagles captured at Waterloo reunited at the National Museum of Scotland

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:00
Two Napoleonic Eagles captured at the battle of Waterloo have been reunited for a new display at the National Museum Scotland.
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Artists' Statement: Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey talk about climatic sound art

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:00
Culture24 hears from the Australian duo about Gauge, an interactive live composition of sound sculptures which all relate to water and the elements.
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Roman Empire: Power and People: five star objects from the British Museum exhibition

Fri, 2015-05-15 00:00
As it prepares to open at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum in Wallsend later this month, take a look at some objects from the British Museum's major Roman show.
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Archaeologists investigate mystery of young Civil War woman buried in unusual grave in Oxford

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00
Carl Champness, of Oxford Archaeology, says the "wild theories" surrounding a woman buried in a garden during the 17th century could have overlooked a plague outbreak.
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A Magna Carta for the common(s) people: Cornelia Parker's Wikipedia Embroidery unveiled at British Library

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00
Cornelia Parker’s major embroidery installation of Magna Carta is about to go on display at the British Library - here's a sneak preview.
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Bone saws, surgeon chairs and scalpels: See the 19th century exhibits once used at Worcester's Infirmary

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00
Ahead of the Infirmary's Museums at Night 2015 event, we take a look at 11 exhibits from the venue and the nearby Elgar Birthplace Museum in Worcestershire.
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DNA testing on ancient skeleton reveals leprosy may have spread to Britain from Scandinavia

Thu, 2015-05-14 00:00
A team of archaeologists studying a 1,500-year-old male skeleton, excavated at Great Chesterford in Essex in the 1950s, have found evidence suggesting leprosy may have spread to Britain from Scandinavia.
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"A crucial transformation": Scientists use 500 million-year-old fossilised brain to study evolution of animal heads

Wed, 2015-05-13 00:00
Dr Javier Ortega-Hernández, from the University of Cambridge, says a brain from Canada has solved the mystery of how anthropod bodies evolved from soft to hard.
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Clogs from Victorian Ragged School in Manchester acquired by Museum of Science and Industry

Wed, 2015-05-13 00:00
A pair of clogs that were loaned to children attending the Charter Street Ragged School, in Manchester, have been donated to the Museum of Science and Industry.
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Archaeologists who found wounded knight among 2,500 bodies at Hereford Cathedral to release book

Wed, 2015-05-13 00:00
A new book, Death in the Close, will give a murder mystery-style literary account of the archaeological excavation which revealed 2,500 bodies around Hereford Cathedral.
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Forged in Fire: Ten objects from the forges of Oxfordshire at The Oxfordshire Museum

Wed, 2015-05-13 00:00
Ten objects from Forged in Fire: Oxfordshire metals through time, a new exhibition at The Oxfordshire Museum bringing together unique and unusual objects to tell the story of metal working in the county.
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Royal Armouries exhibition to pair iconic Waterloo artworks with arms and armour from the battle

Tue, 2015-05-12 00:00
Royal Armouries Leeds is marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo with a special exhibition that carefully matches arms and armour with works of art.
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NPG promises to reveal the "double life" of Giacometti the portraitist in autumn exhibition

Tue, 2015-05-12 00:00
The first ever exhibition to consist mainly of portraits by Alberto Giacometti is to open at the National Portrait Gallery this autumn.
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Mon, 2015-05-11 13:45
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Shaan Tariq Hassan Syed, Licking Forward Tangerine

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:45
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Shaan Tariq Hassan Syed

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:45
22 May — 21 June 2015 noshowspace, London
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‘Letters to Santa’

Mon, 2015-05-11 13:45
14 — 15 November 2015 Killhope The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Co Durham
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