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Toucans, birds of paradise, an adult orang-utan and a portrait by comedian Bill Bailey are among a largely-unseen collection of exhibits relating to Alfred Russel Wallace - the 19th century explorer who co-discovered natural selection with Charles Darwin.
Billed as far-fetched and outlandish, the works in the Hayward Gallery's eccentric new show include blueprints to resurrect Paris and the search for unlimited energry.
History & Heritage
Rescued from the skip in 2010, a statue of a cult cartoon character will stand at the entrance to a summer show in Manchester following careful surgery on his severed limbs.
Science & Nature
Showcasing a history of astronomical discovery, the National Maritime Museum's fusion of art and science provides a dazzling insight into the universe.
Dutiful seamstresses and images of the funereal in a first major retrospective for the Victorian painter commissioned by the Queen and revered at the Royal Academy.
Culture Street Content Director Keith Alexander introduces his new project designed to connect teachers and pupils with contemporary artists, writers, filmmakers and performers.