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Archaeologists discover one of Roman Britain's earliest surviving frescos beneath City of London street

A decorative Roman fresco buried at the start of a huge city construction project nearly 2,000 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists near London's historic Leadenhall Market.

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Artist's Statement: Joanna Lipper on photographing Nigerian chief, artist and social entrepreneur Nike Davies-Okundaye

The award-winning photographer, filmmaker and Harvard Lecturer on working with the star of her photo exhibition, The Power Of One Woman, which is at London's Gallery Of African Art.

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Alison Britton: Content and Form traces 40 years of maveric ceramics at the V&A

The V&A presents a survey of work by the influential British potter Alison Britton, spanning her career over the last 40 years and featuring more than 60 pieces.

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Small but worldly maps exhibition makes sense of human wandering at London's Store Street gallery

You Are Here, at the gallery in the shadow of the British Museum, is a selection of artistic interpretations of maps of London and across the world, says Chelsea Garner.

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Tattoo London: The Museum of London is about to go inside the studios of four of the city's best tattoo artists

Original art, new works made by tattooists for the exhibition and photography and film aim to show life as a London tattoo artist in the major new Museum of London show.

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Black Sheep: Artists explore The Darker Side of Felt at Forty Hall

Forty Hall opens its exhibition programme for 2016 with an exploration of the edgier side of one of the most ancient constructed textiles - felt.

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War, peace, fines and summits: Six images from the movement to achieve equality for women

From the Boer War of more than a century ago to the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico in 1975, here are six images from the London School of Economics' new exhibition.

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Object of the Week: A bust based on a cast of Isaac Newton's face made at his death

John Belchier, a surgeon of the Royal Society, said this bust, made in terracotta in 1731, "esteemed more like than anything extant of Sir Isaac".

Concrete Iguanodon monument

Crystal Palace dinosaur conservation work restores Iggy the Iguanodon to his former glory

A 160-year-old statue of Iggy the Iguanodon is one of more than 30 iconic life-sized dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures being repaired in Crystal Palace Park.

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How did we get here? Punk.London: 40 Years of Subversive Culture reignited at The 100 Club

Punk London: 40 Years of Subversive Culture, a year-long festival of events, gigs, exhibitions, performances and film celebrating punk, has launched in the capital.

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Stunning images of space from the Natural History Museum's Otherworlds exhibition

Embark on a stunning journey through space with Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System, a new photographic exhibition at the Natural History Museum.

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Artists' Statements: Shells, salt, stars and sheep in the Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2016

Six finalists are in line for the £20,000 Columbia Threadneedle Prize at the Mall Galleries this year. Here are the thoughts of four of them.

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Skeleton of middle-aged man found beneath school playground in Scotland could have belonged to executed pirate

The skeleton of a man discovered deep beneath the playground of Edinburgh's oldest operating primary school could belong to a 600-year-old criminal or pirate.

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Brontë Society and National Portrait Gallery combine for Brontë200 celebrations

The National Portrait Gallery and the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth are pooling their resources to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the famous author of Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë.

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The best art exhibitions to see in London in 2016

What are the best art exhibitions to see in London in 2016? Get your diaries out now and follow Culture24's regularly updated guide to keep up to speed with best of the capital's exhibitions in the......

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