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Tracey Emin's My Bed: Ten artists who have been bedroom exhibitionists

They might have lacked the cigarettes and vodka, but here are ten artists who put beds inside galleries as Tate announces a long-term loan of Tracey Emin's 1998 work.

Art

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Artist's Statement: Theresa Bruno discusses her 'imaginary museum' in Bournemouth

Culture24 was in Dorset for another installment of Artist's Statement. At SIX we met Theresa Bruno, who told us about her latest work.

Archaeology

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Anglo-Saxon arthritis sufferer, graves and swords found by archaeologists at Barrow Clump

Archaeologists have been reflecting on their latest excavations at a Salisbury site which has been a Neolithic settlement, Bronze Age burial mound and Saxon cemetery.

History & Heritage

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What if Archduke Franz Ferdinand had worn a bulletproof vest? asks Royal Armouries

A researcher at the Royal Armouries in Leeds is researching the ballistic qualities of a vest that could have saved the life of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Science & Nature

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Science artist to build giant phone charger powered by 800 pieces of fruit and vegetable

Caleb Charland plans to make a huge organic charger with 800 pieces of fruit and vegetables in a work set to be unveiled in London’s Westfield shopping centre.

Curator's Choice

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Curator's Choice: Legendary goalkeeper Robert 'Pom Pom' Whiting's World War I story

Historian Tim Carder tells us the tragic tale of Bob Whiting, whose life is part of the new War Stories: Voices from the First World War exhibition at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.

First World War

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Jeremy Deller, Bob and Roberta Smith, Bedwyr Williams and Nalini Malini's World War I art

Jeremy Deller will release four new films via an app, while Bob and Roberta, Bedwyr Williams and Nalini Malini will also create public artworks as part of the Lights Out campaign.

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