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How Ken Russell's photos of Teddy Girls and Teddy Boys captured Britain's first teenage tribe

In the post war years Ken Russell travelled the blitzed world of East End estates and fun fairs photographing Teddy Girls and Boys - and captured the birth of the teenager in Britain.

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The Dandy Lion Project: Brighton Photo Biennial's fascinating foray into black male dandyism

Curator Shantrelle P. Lewis on the black dandy phenomenon and her collection of contemporary images of black dandies from Europe, the US and Africa.

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Radical poster pioneer Paul Peter Piech celebrated at People's History Museum

A major retrospective of the career of artist, humanitarian and radical poster campaigner Paul Peter Piech opens at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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Jarvis Cocker curates a new exhibition in London based on his 90s Outsider Art series Journeys to the Outside

Nek Chand, the self-taught Indian who made an 18-acre rock sculpture garden, and St Eom, a visionary from Georgia responsible for a seven-acre artscape, are part of The Gallery of Everything.

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"It holds vast cosmic forces": Shuttle astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman shows up at Scottish town's science-art exhibition

Jeffrey Hoffman, the five-mission shuttle astronaut and savior of the Hubble Space Telescope, was a surprise visitor to the Merz Gallery, in Sanquhar, for its Landscape of Waves exhibition.

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Comic artists re imagine Beatrix Potter for 150th Anniversary

To mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter, award-winning comic artists have given their time and talents to reimagine the characters and artwork of Beatrix Potter, with stunning results.

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Gerald Laing: From Andy Warhol and Brigitte Bardot to Amy Winehouse and George W Bush, 21 of the artist's works

The first posthumous exhibition of British Pop artist and sculptor Gerald Laing has just opened at The Fine Art Society on the fifth anniversary of his death.

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10,000 miles on a dream: Keith Cunningham, the Royal College of Art great whose works were left unseen

Unseen Paintings, a new exhibition at London's Hoxton Gallery, is about to reveal some of the works left by artist Keith Cunningham in his studio following his death in 2014, says Mike Dempsey.

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016: Twenty-seven images as the awards are announced

Chinese photographer Yu Jun has beaten thousands of amateur and professional photographers to win this year's overall prize at the Royal Observatory. Here are 27 of the chosen pictures.

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From secret nuclear bunkers to a house by Grayson Perry, ten of the greatest works of architecture in Essex

The Essex Architecture Weekend features three key modernist estates: Silver End, Bata East Tilbury and Frinton-on-Sea. And there's much to enjoy elsewhere, as the highlights show.

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