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An exhibition about the impact of French Impressionism on American artists will be part of the National Galleries of Scotland’s summer exhibition programme.
Curated by his daughter and named after the war hero and photographer's favourite phrase, Living Dangerously is about to showcase Terence Spencer's remarkable career.
From Ming paintings and large-scale projections to computer fans around a Police Box and explicit avant-garde images, here are a few of the shows to look out for this year.
The Visual Revolution, at London's Richard Saltoun Gallery, shows pictures taken by some of the greatest Soviet photographers between the 1920s and the Second World War.
From photographs of Martin Luther King to a cinema classic in Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper's work captured the excitement of his time, says Christian Engel.
The Magnum Photos agency project to document contemporary British manufacturing is showing at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry.
A major new exhibition showcases cutting-edge research, bringing royal Tudor portraits together with personal treasures.
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery has benefited from the long-term loan of a unique collection of family portraits by 18th century Masters.
The private world of Cecil Beaton is the subject of a new exhibition at Salisbury and Wiltshire Museum with photographs and interiors form his Wiltshire houses.
Brilliant photographer Rankin visited the idyllic, ancient St Ann's Allotments in Nottingham for a remarkable Museums at Night event last week. Here are a few pictures.
Two portraits by Alfred Wolmark thought to be of the same man killed during the First World War have been reunited after a chance encounter at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings.
David Jones' beautiful and complex epic poem about the First World War provided the inspiration for a night of poignant expression at the NPG for Museums at Night.
Here's a new take on the selfie as Culture24 and Plurionet launch VanGoYourself - a new fun web project that helps people imitate classic works of art.
The National Portrait Gallery has secured the last self-portrait of Stuart-era court painter Sir Anthony Van Dyke with the help of the public.
A nurse returning to a Normandy castle and a veteran seeing the field he parachuted into 69 years ago have provided the pinpointed portraits of photographer Robin Savage's project.