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Museums at Night Curator's Choice: Grayson Perry's taste tribe tapestries in Liverpool

Aligning biblical scenes with Cath Kidston bags, Grayson Perry's tapestries will open at the Walker Art Gallery for LightNight this May. Curator Pauline Rushton tells us more.

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JG Ballard-inspired Science Fiction: New Death seeks Middle East resolutions and more

See artworks from the major contemporary science fiction exhibition opening at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool later this month.

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The great Mondrian bake-off: Tate and Turner Contemporary celebrate artist with cakes

Dutch artist Piet Mondrian would have been 142 today. Ahead of their exhibitions devoted to his influential career, bakers in Liverpool and Margate have been hard at work.

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Archaeologists channel spirit of Rastamouse as robber returns iPad to police in Liverpool

An iPad stolen from an archaeology van has been returned to a Merseyside police station following a Big Heritage appeal seen by more than 250,000 people.

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Archaeologists ask robber to return items and receive two-week history rehabilitation

Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.

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iPaw iPads, Minimum Wage Machines and a gliding robot: Time and Motion at FACT

Pictures from the animated current exhibition at Liverpool's FACT where, among other workplace concepts, you can see a zoetrope of a man's reality in dream-time.

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Tate Liverpool announces Pay what you Can weekend in spirit of Art Turning Left show

Visitors are being invited to pay up to £20 - or, of course, sneak in for nothing - in an initiative inspired by the themes of the exhibition, accompanied by a weekend of events.

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Royal De Luxe to return to Liverpool for First World War Centenary Cultural Programme

Another marionette spectacular is on the cards at Liverpool this July, as the French production team famed for their giant street processions return with Memories of August 1914.

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The best art exhibitions to see in the North West in 2014

The best art exhibitions in the North West in 2014 including Liverpool, Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria.

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International Slavery Museum to welcome Jamaican canoe in symbol of slave trade

Jamaican artist Laura Facey's five metre-long canoe, filled with a resin mini-army of 1,357 enslaved Africans, will become a powerful installation in Liverpool in 2014.

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Culture24/7: seven top art exhibitions around the UK for December 2013

Lots happening in Liverpool and London this month as we present you with seven more opportunities to see art in the face of Christmas shopping.

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Liverpool Cenotaph to be one of three Grade I war memorials for World War I centenary

Built in 1930, Liverpool's bronze-engraved Cenotaph will be given Grade I status as part of an English Heritage campaign to list up to 2,500 memorials by 2019.

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Selfies and South American rail: Liverpool's Abandon Normal Devices festival 2013

Pictures from this year's festival of all things digital and cinematic on Merseyside, where Mark Boulos filled Fact with films and Jesse Darling pondered the art of the selfie.

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Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball and Mark Boulos' Marxist films: Abandon Normal Devices in Liverpool

Ben Miller scoots around Liverpool encountering DeLorean-inspired futuristic vehicles, mashed up BitTorrent videos and disconcertingly powerful Marxist films. It must be Abandon Normal Devices......

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Artist's Statement: Nicolas Maigret talks spying on BitTorrent in The Pirate Cinema

The French new media artist tells us about spying, surveillance, Woody Allen films in China and the top 100 clips being downloaded on torrents across the world.

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