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Archaeologists to reconsider origins of industrial era obesity and cancer by scanning Museum of London skeletons
Some of London’s most important skeletons will be digitally x-rayed and scanned in a new archaeological investigation linking "man-made" diseases with the industrialisation of the city.
Following a major conservation project, the Royal Academy is to display its monumental 13-metre wide cartoon The Meeting of Wellington and Blücher after the Battle of Waterloo.
Opening in May, a major new exhibition of paintings and photography by David Hockney will focus on the artist's use of perspective.
Derided as "absurd"at the time, John Harrison's claim to making the world's most accurate clock has finally been proven - 250 years later - with a Guinness World Record award at the Royal......
The American painter and former abstract expressionist, who moved from abstraction to figuration and back again, has his first show in London for almost 25 years. Mark Sheerin takes a look.
The chance discovery of an old family recipe has allowed the RAF Museum to recreate the plum cake loved by First World War Royal Flying Corps fighter ace Albert Ball.
Ceramic artist and founder of Ceramic Art London, Jack Doherty, makes the case for ceramics as a fine art ahead of this weekend's fair at the Royal College of Art.
Ahead of this weekend's Ceramic Art London at the Royal College of Art we select ten ceramic artists you should watch out for.
From Woking to the World: The Jam exhibition to be co-curated by Paul Weller's sister at Somerset House
Paul Weller says a summer exhibition devoted to The Jam, including personal items from the collections of his former bandmates, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler, will be "incredible".
Spectacular but occasionally sagging: Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art at the British Museum
A spectacular classical art opening and a conclusion with loans from the Vatican Museum and the pediment of the Parthenon make up for a mid-section lacking context, says Rachel Teskey.
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize runner-up on her series of photos, shot on location in Kabul, which are about to go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.
A sparkling new exhibition of Eric Ravilious watercolours at Dulwich Picture Gallery offers plenty of clues to his current popularity says Richard Moss.
Having brought the party to the north London museum for the Museums at Night festival last year, one of the UK's best DJs is back for more this May at the RAF Museum.
A devotional panel issued to mourners who circled the grave of Thomas, the Earl of Lancaster who was executed as a martyr almost 700 years ago, has resurfaced on the north bank of the Thames.
A flock of 50 huge, colourful sheep, sculpted by artists across the country based on Wallace and Gromit’s charismatic Shaun the Sheep, are moving into place across London this weekend.