Art and design

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‘It’s a closure’: the artist making an endless, erasing Covid-19 memorial
Mexico-born artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer invites people to contribute pictures of loved ones who died during the pandemic for an unusual installation

David Smith in Washington

28, Oct, 2021 @6:28 AM

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From genetics to allyship: how queer culture changed the family portrait
A new exhibition, Kindred Solidarities, offers a perspective on how LGBTQ+ people have rewritten traditional ideas of family

Julianne McShane

27, Oct, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Two lovers kiss behind a tree: Clifford Prince King’s best photograph
‘It’s a private moment but in a wide open public space. It made me think about how queer Black men struggle to be seen for our true selves’

Interview by Edward Siddons

27, Oct, 2021 @1:22 PM

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‘Joyously subversive sex goddesses’: the artists who gave witches a spellbinding makeover
Thousands of women were slain after being accused of witchcraft. Don’t they deserve more than the evil cackling hag stereotype? A powerful new book blows away the satanic baby-eating myths

Jonathan Jones

27, Oct, 2021 @12:34 PM

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The volcanic, uncontrollable visions of a master reborn – Late Constable review
Forget the rural idylls. This sublime show recasts John Constable as the godfather of the avant garde, producing explosive, nightmarish paintings of a vanishing world

Jonathan Jones

26, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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First penny black stamp could fetch up to £6m at auction
Launched in 1840, Sotheby’s says the stamp ‘is the most important piece of philatelic history to exist’

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture corresponent

26, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Songlines: the Indigenous Australian exhibition preserving 65,000 years of culture
With epic pieces that take in creation myths and spread ancient knowledge, this exhibition has taken Australia by storm and is now in the UK

Nicholas Wroe

25, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘We are more than just The Scream’ – inside Oslo’s mega tilting Munch museum
With 26,700 artworks, this £235m tilting tower is a mighty tribute to the tormented Norwegian artist

Oliver Wainwright

25, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sally Reid obituary
Other lives: Artist who explored ceramics, needlework and multimedia embroidery

Gordon McGregor Reid

24, Oct, 2021 @6:16 PM

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Ron Mueck: 25 Years of Sculpture; The Gaze review – size isn’t everything
Tiny woman beats giant skull in the inscrutably hyperreal sculptures of Ron Mueck. And Moroni’s handsome tailor inspires a look at the male gaze

Laura Cumming

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Alex Schweitzer obituary
Other lives: Founder of a Reminiscence Centre in London

David Schweitzer

24, Oct, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Painting is back in the frame … and the rising stars are mostly women
Two decades after Damien Hirst’s pickled cow, young artists have returned to traditional pigment on canvas

Richard Brooks

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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