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The 4.5 billion-year-old space rock which can be yours to own: Artist puts fragment of Russian meteor on eBay

A necklace made from a fragment of the Chelyabinsk Russian meteor, which fell to earth in 2013, is being auctioned after forming part of a contemporary artwork Baetylus at Sunderland's Northern Gallery.

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Alison Britton: Content and Form traces 40 years of maveric ceramics at the V&A

The V&A presents a survey of work by the influential British potter Alison Britton, spanning her career over the last 40 years and featuring more than 60 pieces.

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Inside the exotic Chinese Drawing Room at Temple Newsam, Leeds's Tudor-Jacobean country mansion

With its handpainted wallpaper, the Chinese Drawing Room at the Tudor Jacobean mansion of Temple Newsam is one of Leeds’s most lavishly decorated rooms.

Picture of George IV stroking his giraffe

Curator's Choice: Dr Alexandra Loske on George IV and his cherished giraffe at Brighton’s Royal Pavilion

The Exotic Creatures exhibition At Brighton's Royal Pavilion gives an intriguing insight into early menageries and zoos. See George IV’s ‘liger’ painting for the first time and uncover the......

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Artist's Statement: Becky Dodman on psychedelic contemporary knitting and the 90s dance and rave scene

With an interest in the transition from the old to the new, artist Becky Dodman's Metamorphosis project creates knitwear reflecting British neo-paganism and ritualistic ceremonies.

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Winston Churchill, Barbara Hepworth, a boar, a donkey and a gorilla: 16 UK public art sculptures

As Historic England announces listed status for dozens of post-war sculptures, here are 16 of them to look out for.

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Ditchling Museum launches "slightly bonkers" plan to make massive prints with vintage steamroller

Anthony Burrill, Angie Lewin and Rob Ryan are about to take a massive steam roller across Southern England as Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft launches its Big Steam Print campaign.

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Black Sheep: Artists explore The Darker Side of Felt at Forty Hall

Forty Hall opens its exhibition programme for 2016 with an exploration of the edgier side of one of the most ancient constructed textiles - felt.

#Museumselfie: 43 of the best photos taken in the UK

From Paddington Bear and resident Rochdale bees to Roman costumes and whales, here are some of the photos which helped take Twitter by storm.

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Object of the Week: A bust based on a cast of Isaac Newton's face made at his death

John Belchier, a surgeon of the Royal Society, said this bust, made in terracotta in 1731, "esteemed more like than anything extant of Sir Isaac".

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