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A photo of Tracey Emin's Love is what you want artwork, in which neon words light up inside a glowing heart

Tracey Emin's love, Polly Morgan's birds and Jeremy Deller's yachts: Five artworks for under £1,000 at the Art Car Boot Fair

As the Art Car Boot Fair prepares for its first edition in Margate, we take a look at works by Tracey Emin, Jeremy Deller, Mat Collishaw, Polly Morgan and more.


A photo of a man in a suit smirking in a wall painting as part of the Banksy theme park Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare

Graffiti, trucks, refugees and David Shrigley: Pictures from Banksy's Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare

Photos from inside Dismaland, Britain's first bemusement park, as it opens for its first full week in rainy Weston-super-Mare.


A photo of a circular coin showing a carving of the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson, declared treasure in Wales

Rare Viking treasures: See the silver of Scandinavian and English kings found in Wales

See the hoard discovered by a metal detectorist in Llandwrog in March, including pennies produced in Dublin under the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson.

History & Heritage

A black and white photo of a group of schoolchildren at Harewood House in history

This is what life was like for servants who worked at Harewood House across 230 years

Harewood House, in Yorkshire, has just launched an amazing digital Servants' Database spanning more than 250 years of history. Take a look at some of the pictures here.

Science & Nature

A black and white photo of men standing in a mine at the UK's largest salt mine in Winsford, Cheshire

The vault beneath the UK's largest salt mine where thousands of earth cores from prehistoric London are stored

35 million years of London's geology is preserved 150 metres underground in a Cheshire salt mine. Take a look inside.

Painting & Drawing

A photo of a large gallery space in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery showcasing works by Andy Warhol and William Morris

Love is Enough: William Morris and Andy Warhol meet in Birmingham thanks to Jeremy Deller

Pitting bright and colourful masterpieces by Warhol against huge, rare tapestries by Morris, the spectacular Love is Enough is in its final month at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Military History

A photo of the folded ensign of HMS Warspite in a box

Fragile ensigns from Battle of Jutland unfurled at Portsmouth National Museum of Royal Navy

Ensigns from the First World War Battle of Jutland, some damaged in battle, have been unveiled together at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth for the first time since 1916.

Curator's Choice

A photo of a glowing Manga character at Tate Liverpool, from Pierre Huyghe’s One Million Kingdoms – part of the new collection display, DLA Piper Series: Constellations

Curator's Choice: Dystopian Manga in Pierre Huyghe's One Million Kingdoms at Tate Liverpool

Mike Pinnington, the gallery's Content Editor, on how being "a sucker" for Japanese Anime and Manga films led him to love a work in the new DLA Piper Series: Constellations exhibition.


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