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A photo of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth the first called the armada portrait

Save the Armada Portrait: Public appeal launched to save £10 million painting of Elizabeth I

A 16th century portrait will enter public ownership for the first time in its 425-year history and be hung on the site of the original Greenwich Palace if a public appeal raises £8.6 million.

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Shaped from the Earth: Sheffield Ceramics to take centre stage at Millennium Gallery

The wealth and variety of handmade ceramics produced in Sheffield today will be celebrated at the Millennium Gallery this summer in a show curated by local potter Penny Withers.

A photo of a colourful letter press design by Alan Kitching

A Life in Letterpress: The story of design great Alan Kitching

John L Walters, the author of a lavish new book about the life and career of printmaking great Alan Kitching, on how the artist went from being a "backroom boy" of design to an internationally......

a photo of a man standing on one hand on a balcony

Photo London 2016: The UK's biggest photography fair

The UK's largest photography fair opens for four days at Somerset House this weekend, accompanied by exhibitions and events across the capital.

A photo of a piece of vintage imagery by artist Martin Rayment at Backlit

Pin-ups, crystals, sci-fi, Magritte and Ballard: The surreal imagery of artist Martin Rayment

Artist's Statement: Martin Rayment combines vintage found imagery, detailed pen-and-ink work and collage techniques to produce prints that have a surreal, science-fiction feel.

A photo of sculptor Hamish Black crouching in a garden next to a curved black sculpture called Blackbird in Kemp Town, Brighton

Enter the Secret Garden: Sculpture and sound meet in a Regency Brighton landscape

Set in a secret Brighton garden during the city's festival month, sculptor Hamish Black's Blackbird sculpture has been described as a silent song in a secret garden - as he tells Culture24.

A photo of artist Bedwyr Williams in a seated yoga pose next to a Macclesfield instructor

"Coronation Street meets Last of the Summer Wine": Bedwyr William creates festival work with Macclesfield yogi

Sunday mornings in the sun salutation pose for Bedwyr Williams, whose new film, Flexure, will premiere at a Georgian chapel for Macclesfield's Barnaby Festival.

An installation view of a sculpture of human buttocks in a wall by artist Anthea Hamilton in the Turner Prize 2016

Turner Prize 2016: Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde nominated

Seduction, elusiveness, vigorous sculptures and staged pieces are a few of the elements on this year's list. Take a look at a few of the works by the four nominees.

A photo of a woman carrying a spraycan

From cave art to graffiti and Berlin to Dumfries, street artists create giant murals for "a world without borders"

With her street art group Recoat, Amy Whiten painted a series of murals across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games 2014. Her latest work is a giant mural at the city's On The Corner.

A photo of artist Leanne Pearce, who has created an exhibition about breastfeeding, with a painting of a baby

Breastfeed: Artist creates series of powerful portraits of "strong, nurturing, fragile" mothers

Artist Leanne Pearce's exhibition aims to celebrate and normalise breastfeeding through portraits of the artist and other mothers feeding their children.

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