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Peter Capaldi's 12th Doctor Who explains Surrealism in latest Tate Unlock Art film

Doctor Who on Surrealism? It's not another Tom Baker skit - it's the 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi, in the Tate's latest Unlock Art film.

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Is this the world's smallest temporary art gallery? Tight Modern prepares to return

Inspired by a nightclub but "a bit uncomfortable" with more than ten people inside, the humble homage to Tate Modern is about to return with a showcase of marginalised artists.

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Curator's Choice: The Cinema of Childhood

Former Edinburgh International Film Festival programmer on the delicate beauty and surprising masterpieces touring the country in his Cinema of Childhood this summer.

Somewhat Abstract offers painting, sculpture and more visual 'crack' in Nottingham

Nottingham Contemporary borrows 98 works from the Arts Council Collection to stage a visual essay on the relative merits of abstraction.

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Harry Potter illustrator reveals surprise locations ahead of London exhibition

Clare Melinsky, who is one of 22 leading artists from Dumfries and Galloway taking part in a showcase in Chelsea, says her Harry Potter creations owe their scenery to Scotland.

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Curator's Choice: Actor, model and self-taught painter Rudi Patterson's Visions in Colour

From witnessing slavery in Jamaica as a youth to painting from a Notting Hill concrete high rise, Rudi Patterson's show at Leighton House Museum is powerful, says Wesley Kerr.

Artist's Statement: Yinka Shonibare MBE on bringing 18,000 books to Brighton Museum

British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us about a stunning and thought-provoking new commission, called The British Library, for Brighton Festival and the HOUSE Festival

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A mother, a homeless man and a fashionista battle it out for 2014 BP Portrait Award

In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the 25th anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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Curator's Choice: Henri Matisse – The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern

Nicholas Cullinan, the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-curator of Tate's Matisse show, on key works from the exhibition.

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I Cheer A Dead Man's Sweetheart: A show about the life of painting at De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill is currently showing the work of 21 living painters in a bold show of contrasts that champions technique, skill and the love of painting.

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Chapels, circuses and colour as Matisse's Cut-Outs thrill at Tate Modern

The most expansive exhibition of Henri Matisse's works in decades concentrates on the prolific final 17 years of his life in an exhibition recreating the excitement of the artist's studio.

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Susan Stockwell unveils work made with recovering soldiers at National Army Museum

Artist Susan Stockwell has unveiled a new textile based artwork at the National Army Museum developed with rehabilitating soldiers.

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Lifesaver: Amy Sharrocks talks about her coastal mass stumble for Museums at Night

As she prepares for Museums at Night 2014, Amy Sharrocks talks about her plans for a live art event in Swansea and being "super alive" to the spontaneity of the moment.

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Sugar pink duct tape Christopher Kane creation is Dress of the Year at Bath Fashion Museum

The latest Fashion Museum Dress of the Year has been unveiled: a sugar pink silk organza dress from leading British designer Christopher Kane's Spring/Summer 2013 collection.

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Gerry Judah honours war cemeteries with twin white cruciforms at St Paul's Cathedral

Installed in the cathedral which stood over wartime London, Gerry Judah's dramatic sculptures aim to question the wastefulness and destruction of war.

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