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In Pictures: Prince of Wales makes drawing school first Royal institution since 1956

Artistic Director Catherine Goodman said she was "very proud" as Prince Charles opened the newly-titled Royal Drawing School in London.

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Search is on for the lost watercolours of Edward Bawden

Author James Russell is searching for a series of rare Edward Bawden watercolours which disappeared into private collections after two London shows during the 1930s.

Bristolians dance under streetlights in six-week digital art show Shadowing

Artists Jonathan Chomko and Matthew Rosier say Shadowing, their digital artwork in the streetlights around Bristol during September and October, was played 100,000 times.

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Artist's Statement: Elaine Vizor on the mortality check which led to the Taylor Wessing Prize

Following the unexpected death of her brother, Elaine Vizor entered photography in 2008. One of her portraits has been selected for this year's Prize at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Tate dives into the world of Minecraft with collection-inspired Tate Worlds project

The Tate has teamed up with leading Minecraft mapmakers to create a series of free virtual 3-D worlds inspired by the artworks in its collection.

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Fur crazy: Jasmine Surreal talks cats, comedy and conceptual art at her London show

The Stuckist painter and self-proclaimed surrealist introduces us to her alter egos and their witty, colourful paintings, in an interview with Mark Sheerin.

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Gold hippos, eight-legged lambs and 70-foot sharks: Inside London's cabinets of curiosity

Described as "visiting the Natural History Museum on drugs", the Hanbury Collection features a computer used by the CIA. Hackney, meanwhile, welcomes Viktor Wynd's horrors.

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Artist Mark Vessey portrays complete works of Shakespeare line-up for 400th anniversary

Damaged spines and scratched covers figure heavily in photographer Mark Vessey's portrayal of Shakespeare, carefully lined up in a new artwork for the bard's 400th birthday in 2016.

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Artist's Statement: Aidan Moesby on words, woodwork and artists with disabilities

Sculptor and curator Aidan Moseby was commissioned by Creative Case North to explore issues of diversity and equality in art, finding support in Dundee and Leeds.

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Artist's Statement: Louise Marchal on punk rock, the King's Road and her maternal muse

After seeing a statuette of a saint on her mother's dressing table, artist Louise Marchal became "massively influenced" by her great aunt, Frances Darlington. She explains more.

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