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The Chapman Brothers' return to Hastings bears little material relating directly to the town where they were born. Their interest, they say, is in the "dark underbelly" of life.
The results of an Art Fund scheme which allowed five museum groups to spend £4 million on contemporary art are on show in a new exhibition. Curator David Elliott tells Culture24 more.
Limber up for one of the best painting exhibitions of the year with ten of the best from the National Gallery's blockbusting Rembrandt: The Late Years.
In a Museum of London commission, Kasia Wozniak has used a mid-19th century plate technique to take on the work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Her work, she explains, is a kind of alchemy.
The Brighton Photo Biennial exhibition of postcards by the rebellious Co-Optic group of the 1970s captures the radical social and political climate of the time, says its curator.
Sophie Gerrard, Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and Stephen McLaren, whose photography exhibition is at Impressions Gallery in Bradford, talk all things Scotland.
The NPG's new Tudor portraits exhibition reveals how X-rays of a portrait of Elizabeth I show how the Queen's portrait was overpainted and prettified in the eighteenth century.
Henry Hate, the singer's friend and tattooist, says an exhibition of street art-inspired works in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation will be "eye-popping".
A rarely-seen Matthew Smith portrait of Roald Dahl when he was a young RAF officer during the Second World War has gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery.
Pictures and our review from the exhibition tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is about to launch a new exhibition called Remembering the Great War for the First World Centenary - with a little seen painting admired by Wilfred Owen.
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.
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.