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Children's Art Week returns even bigger and better for 2015

Venues are being encouraged to sign up for Children's Art Week, the programme giving thousands of children and young people the opportunity to experience the visual arts.

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"I am taking this void away": David Hockney to show recent works from Los Angeles studio in London

Opening in May, a major new exhibition of paintings and photography by David Hockney will focus on the artist's use of perspective.

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Meet the three painters selected for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships

Francesca Bloomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis have been selected by three artist-mentors for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships; meet them and their work here.

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Richard Diebenkorn makes return to Europe in overdue retrospective at Royal Academy

The American painter and former abstract expressionist, who moved from abstraction to figuration and back again, has his first show in London for almost 25 years. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

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The power of pots: Jack Doherty on ceramics as fine art ahead of Ceramic Art London

Ceramic artist and founder of Ceramic Art London, Jack Doherty, makes the case for ceramics as a fine art ahead of this weekend's fair at the Royal College of Art.

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Ten ceramicists you need to know about: Ceramic Art London 2015

Ahead of this weekend's Ceramic Art London at the Royal College of Art we select ten ceramic artists you should watch out for.

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Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands reconsidered at Osborne Samuel

Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands come under the spotlight in a show of more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the famously self-effacing artist at London's Osborne Samuel.

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Spectacular but occasionally sagging: Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art at the British Museum

A spectacular classical art opening and a conclusion with loans from the Vatican Museum and the pediment of the Parthenon make up for a mid-section lacking context, says Rachel Teskey.

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"I feel lucky to have met them": Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson on the Skate Girls of Kabul

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize runner-up on her series of photos, shot on location in Kabul, which are about to go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.

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Ten key exhibits from the New Sculpture movement of the late 19th century

Take a look at ten Fine Art Society exhibits charting the revolution that took place in British sculpture at the end of the 1900s, including works by Sir Alfred Gilbert and Edward Onslow Ford.

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