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a watercolour painting of a ploughed filed with a sun rising above trees in the distance

The search is on the 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.

A photo of a woman smiling outside of a museum

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.

A photo of various monsters and strange objects in a museum

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.

A photo of a set of small books lined up next to each other

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.

A photo of a woman sitting on a colourful sofa

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.

A photo of a sculpture of a female model wearing a skimpy purple outfit

Allen Jones RA: Edginess and a sense of risk permeates playful Royal Academy exhibition

The first appraisal of the pop artist's work since 1995 succeeds in not getting lost in a discussion about the notoriety of his best-known sculptures, says Kirstie Brewer.

Colour photo of a painter shot with her work in the background

Artist’s Statement: Sadie Lee on reworking rococo painting for GFEST

Celebrated LGBT painter Sadie Lee offers some fresh perspectives on Francois Boucher with her work at the Menier Gallery for GFEST 2014.

an abstract rainbow painting of red yellow and blue

Lost Howard Hodgkin paintings discovered in Wiltshire workshop

A series of hand-painted Howard Hodgkin gouaches inspired by India have turned up in a print workshop in Wiltshire and will go on display at the Gagosian in London on November 28.

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