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Art Fund launches public appeal to save £15.75 million Wedgwood Collection

The V&A will take ownership of the UNESCO-classified collection before loaning it to the Wedgwood Museum if a public appeal can raise £2.75 million in less than three months.

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LS Lowry work saved from tomato ketchup stains to go on first public display in Salford

The Thames at Greenwich will go on show to the public for the first time after conservators removed stains said by the lenders to include tomato ketchup.

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Competition: Win a copy of Douglas Coupland: Everywhere is Anywhere is Anything is Everything

The first monograph to provide a comprehensive overview of the bestselling author, designer and artist's visual art practice is out, and we've got a copy to give away.

Troupes and toast modernism as Bestival 2014 prepares to welcome castaway artists

As well as Beck, Outkast, Foals and friends, the colourful Bestival has an impressive visual arts line-up entertaining the crowds at Robin Hill this year.

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Lucian Freud's collection of Frank Auerbach paintings goes on show at Tate Britain

Lucian Freud's private collection of paintings and drawings by one of Britain’s greatest living artists, Frank Auerbach, goes on display at Tate Britain today.

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Picture Gallery: 79 Works in Pencil - The Derwent Art Prize 2014

See a selection of drawings from the Derwent Art Prize, showing at the Mall Galleries in London in September, and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award.

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Art Party movie hits the road with powerful message for GCSE results day

Art Party, a new film by artist Bob and Roberta Smith and director Tim Newton, will be shown at selected venues across the country on GCSE results day, Thursday August 21.

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter is inspirational at Towner Eastbourne

The life and work of the remarkable Peggy Angus is celebrated with a fitting exhibition at Towner. Richard Moss enjoys the journey with Angus biographer James Russell.

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The act of finding, rather than carving is celebrated in Morphisisation at APT Gallery

The gentle art of finding, rather than carving, modelling or moulding is the theme in a group show of sculptural installation at Deptford's APT Gallery.

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Banksy's Grim Reaper removed from Bristol's Thekla ahead of public display in museum

Banksy's macabre painting has been removed from the harbour home of one of Bristol's most popular music venues as part of an agreement with Bristol Museums.

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From Kate Moss to Marilyn Manson, Wedding Dresses 1775–2014 is beautiful at the V&A

Celebs abound in the V&A's stunning exhibition, although some of the most poignant gowns are those for ordinary women who often made their own dresses, says Stephanie Pomfrett.

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South American art shines as Radical Geometry is radical once more at the RA

The Royal Academy tells the story of a continent with a rare show of work fro the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

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"I love the idea of art that can be touched": Bristol Biennial plans September surprises

Grass men and fountains transformed into cranberry farms will be part of the Bristol Biennial when it returns for a second time next month, says Artistic Director Hannah Clark.

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Artist's Statement: Simon Faithfull on buying a boat on eBay and burning it at sea

This week, artist Simon Faithfull set fire to a boat off the coast of Dorset, letting it sink to the bottom of the sea in a new reef being streamed live as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial. He......

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National Portrait Gallery puts young Roald Dahl RAF portrait on show for the first time

A rarely-seen Matthew Smith portrait of Roald Dahl when he was a young RAF officer during the Second World War has gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery.

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