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Ten poignant objects and stories from the Jewish Museum's Journeys exhibition

The Jewish Museum has crowd-sourced its latest exhibition around the theme of journeys. Here are ten of the personal mementos, historic artefacts and fine artworks together with their stories.

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Triumph and disaster: Eight exhibits from the British Museum's show on Louis XIV as a Sun King

In the tercentenary year of Louis XIV's death, the British Museum reveals the medals made for a man intent on being known as a Sun King whose rays would warm and illuminate the world.

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Curator's Choice: Stephanie Bailey on Chinese traditionalist Wang Huangsheng's Unbroken Line

A new exhibition at London's October Gallery shows the line as "the universal symbol for everything that might ever be described", says Stephanie Bailey, an expert on visual culture in North Africa and the Middle East.

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Magna Carta and World War Two to Edo Japan and Yorkshire ale: Six small gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show

With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 about to open to the public, take a look at six small artisan gardens created in the grounds by horticultural artists.

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A Magna Carta for the common(s) people: Cornelia Parker's Wikipedia Embroidery unveiled at British Library

Cornelia Parker’s major embroidery installation of Magna Carta is about to go on display at the British Library - here's a sneak preview.

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NPG promises to reveal the "double life" of Giacometti the portraitist in autumn exhibition

The first ever exhibition to consist mainly of portraits by Alberto Giacometti is to open at the National Portrait Gallery this autumn.

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Michael Armitage paints Kenyan history onto African tree bark at White Cube

Kenya-born, London-based painter enjoys first UK solo show at the blue-chip gallery's Bermondsey outpost. Mark Sheerin went along to take a look.

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Outstanding Welsh harpist Catrin Finch on playing the London Canal Museum for Museums at Night 2015

Regarded as one of the finest harp players in the world, the former Royal Harpist to the Prince of Wales tells Culture24 about her plans for Museums at Night.

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Ten makers you need to know about: COLLECT 2015 International Art Fair

We select ten makers to watch out for as the Craft Council's International Art Fair, COLLECT 2015, gets ready to open at the Saatchi Gallery

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"Photography is a powerful tool": Artist Rut Blees Luxemburg on her new exhibition at the Museum of London

In a major new exhibition at the Museum of London, the Shoreditch artist, known for creating the cover art for the album Original Pirate Material, looks at upheaval in the City of London.

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Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern: painting, graphics, fashion, poetry and simultaneity

A major show for the 20th century Russian-born pioneer of abstraction sets works on textile against works on canvas. Mark Sheerin visits.

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Good things come to those who wait: time-consuming crafts at Apricot Gallery in East London

A new group show, including Blair Cahill, Cheryl Papasian, Necole Schmitz and Alex J Wood, explores the role of craft techniques within contemporary art.

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World's oldest handwritten parchment letter heads to London for exhibition of philatelic treasures

Some of the world’s oldest and most historic letters are coming to London for Europhilex, a dazzling free display of precious philatelic treasures.

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Three powerful paintings to fight it out for the NPG's BP Portrait Award 2015

The three shortlisted artists for the BP Portrait Award 2015 at the National Portrait Gallery have been revealed in a year when the competition has received more entries than ever.

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Old black and white photo helps RAF Museum recreate Claude Grahame-White's Hendon office

Claude Grahame-White's sumptuous first floor office has been faithfully recreated at the RAF Museum in London after careful analysis of a single black and white photograph.

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