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How influential was Rubens? The Royal Academy explores his legacy

The Royal Academy explores Rubens and His Legacy by bringing together some of the painter's masterpieces alongside works by artists who were influenced by him.

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British Library publishes vast audio archive of Holocaust testimonies for Holocaust Memorial Day

The British Library is launching Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust, an online resource giving worldwide access to 289 audio interviews with Holocaust Survivors.

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Lady Gaga ARTPOP shredded bin bags dress goes on public display in Women Fashion Power show

British designer Gareth Pugh's London-made dress for Gaga, which the singer wore to the launch of the ARTPOP album, stars at the Design Museum alongside dresses worn by everyone from Zandra Rhodes to Margaret Thatcher.

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When is an auction not an auction? Raising money for not-for-profit art fair Sluice

The biannual art fair for emerging art has teamed up with Paddle8 to raise funds for its third iteration in London this year.

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Luxurious hat given to Henry VIII's Wardrobe Clerk to go on display at Hampton Court Palace

Curators say a hat made of silver and silk, acquired by Hampton Court Palace, could have been thrown into the air by Henry VIII following the surrender of Boulogne in 1544.

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Aircraft of the First World War: A tour of the Grahame-White Factory at the RAF Museum London

Take a tour of the remarkable aircraft in the RAF Museum's First World War in the Air permanent exhibition with Head of Collections, Ian Thirsk.

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A walk in the park: Art Fund launches Art Miles to raise funds for under-pressure museums

Supporters will be able to sign up for exclusive tours around Chiswick House, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the William Morris Gallery as part of a one-day scheme taking place this March.

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Society of Antiquaries of London announces historic exhibition for Magna Carta 800

Backed by a £72,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, The Society of Antiquaries will launch an historic exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.

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Yoga lovers to be offered sessions on new £1 million glass floor above Tower Bridge

Billie Woodcraft, a London Based yogi who teaches vinyasa-flow classes, will lead sessions 138 feet above the Thames next month in a set of four public classes.

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Henry Moore's Maquette Studio recreated for London exhibition

The wunderkammer of found objects Henry Moore collected and displayed in his Maquette Studio at Perry Green is to be recreated for a new show at the Gagosian Gallery in London.

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Dulwich Picture Gallery lines up major Eric Ravilious retrospective for summer 2015

A major summer exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery curated by author and Ravilious expert James Russel will be the first London show to thoroughly examine Eric Ravilious’ output as a......

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The Royal Photographic Society Collection: Drawn by Light at the Science Museum

Condensing more than 250,000 works into an exhibition of around 200 assembled since 1853, the Science Museum's exhibition evokes the Victorian age of curiosity.

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Monaco artist who was suspected spy to show octopus sculptures beneath London Bridge

Ukraine-born sculptor and painter Zoïa Skoropadenko says she will be "getting a bit of scandal" during her three-day Torso show at the Royal Stock Exchange Rifle Club Shooting Range.

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Museum of London and Sherlock Holmes help Tinie Tempah create Men's Fashion Week suit

Chart-topping rapper and Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini collaborator Tinie Tempah says he is "in love" with his "fresh" three-piece suit, inspired by the Museum of London.

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Petrie's Pots: What one pot can tell us about Egypt, Flinders Petrie and archaeology

How much can a simple pot tell us about prehistoric Egypt? A trip to the Petrie Museum reveals why pots are such a big deal in archaeology.

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