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Wallace & Gromit sheep sculptures flock into London in aid of children's charity

A flock of 50 huge, colourful sheep, sculpted by artists across the country based on Wallace and Gromit’s charismatic Shaun the Sheep, are moving into place across London this weekend.

a painting of lemons, onions, fish, jug and wine on a blue table

The Art of a Nation: First major exhibition of Irish art in London for over 30 years

Seventy works taken from the Allied Irish Banks art collection are heading to London's Mall Galleries in May for a sparkling exhibition of Irish art since 1900. Here's ten of the best.

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Happy birthday Grayson Perry: Five greatest hits from the people's potter

Five memorable displays by the artist - from tapestries based on his Channel 4 series at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool to this summer's Provincial Punk exhibition, at Turner Contemporary.

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Thousands back petition supporting arts centre set to lose entire funding from county council

A petition has earned more than 1,300 signatures in a week following a decision by Wiltshire Council to withdraw its entire funding for the popular Salisbury Arts Centre.

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Curator's Choice: Steven Bode on blood and alter-egos at the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2015

The Director of Film and Video Umbrella takes a look at the works by the two artists, Lucy Clout and Marianna Simnett, taking part in this year's exhibition at London's Jerwood Space.

a painting of a Russian woman feeding an injured soldier from her breast

Ten artists exploring the legacy of World War Two in Russian Art

Ten artworks from a new exhibition from Art Russe at the Saatchi Gallery exploring how 20th century Russian artists responded to World War Two.

an abstract panting with vertical lines in green, blue, orange and yellow

Bridget Riley’s Curve Paintings head to De La Warr Pavilion for summer exhibition

The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, East Sussex is marking 80 years as one of the first and most significant Modernist public buildings in the UK with a summer Bridget Riley exhibition.

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"Use your vote": Artists urge public to back general election 2015 campaigns

Gordon Shrigley joins Bob and Roberta Smith on the path to parliament, plus the Art Fund launches a billboard competition with Smith and Jeremy Deller, Fatima Begum and Janette Parris.

Photos put on painterly weight in Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden at Tate Modern

Figurative South African painter enjoys her largest European show to date with some 100 works on Bankside. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

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Cotton to Gold: Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West illuminate Two Temple Place

The wondrous interior of London's Two Temple Place is augmented by an extraordinary collection of riches collected by 19th century cotton magnates of the industrial north west.

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