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Cornelia Parker to create huge Wikipedia-inspired replication of Magna Carta at British Library

The Royal Academician says her 13-metre long replication of Magna Carta's Wikipedia page, stitched by hundreds of people the charter has affected, is "a snapshot of the debate right now".

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Wedgwood Collection to be loaned back to the Wedgwood Museum by the V&A

The Wedgwood Collection, a unique record of over 250 years of British ceramic production, will remain in Barlaston, on long-term loan from the V&A to the Wedgwood Museum.

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In their own words: Why the £2.75 million bid to save Wedgwood Collection must succeed

Wedgwood Museum Director Gaye Blake-Roberts, Design Critic Alice Rawsthorn, Stoke-on Trent MP Tristram Hunt and the V&A's Tim Reeve on the Wedgwood appeal.

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Art Fund launches public appeal to save £15.75 million Wedgwood Collection

The V&A will take ownership of the UNESCO-classified collection before loaning it to the Wedgwood Museum if a public appeal can raise £2.75 million in under three months.

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Grayson Perry to portray Chris Huhne, Rylan Clark and more in exhibition alongside Channel 4 show

Who are You?, at the National Portrait Gallery, will portray deaf parents, a Muslim convert, a couple living with Alzheimer's, a young transsexual and Northern Ireland loyalist marchers.

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London's De Morgan Centre to close as search for new home begins

One of London's treasure houses of Arts and Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite artwork is looking for a new home after the De Morgan Centre in Wandsworth had its tenancy agreement terminated.

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Susan Stockwell unveils work made with recovering soldiers at National Army Museum

Artist Susan Stockwell has unveiled a new textile based artwork at the National Army Museum developed with rehabilitating soldiers.

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Museums at Night Curator's Choice: Grayson Perry's taste tribe tapestries in Liverpool

Aligning biblical scenes with Cath Kidston bags, Grayson Perry's tapestries will open at the Walker Art Gallery for LightNight this May. Curator Pauline Rushton tells us more.

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Grayson Perry and Alan Measles play hide and seek in York for Museums at Night

Grayson Perry heads to York for Museums at Night this weekend to talk about art, throw a few pots, play hide and seek and have fun with his best mate Alan Measles.

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Picture Gallery: Insulting Valentine's Day cards from bygone Londoners

All was not sweet and sentimental in Victorian London. Keep your flame flickering with these accusations of falseness and ex-wives in bottles from the Museum of London's collection.

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