Art and design

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‘Like a disaster movie’ – the film about the felling of California’s giant fire-poisoned sequoias
They’re 25 storeys tall and 2,000 years old, but these ancient trees are now a hazard. Uta Kögelsberger talks about winning a prestigious award for capturing the brutal fate of these gigantic natural wonders

Hettie Judah

04, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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JMW Turner and sex: exhibition offers insight into private life of artist
Rarely seen erotic drawings offer glimpse into the painter’s private life and relationship with women

Mark Brown

03, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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In the Black Fantastic review – spectacular from first to last
Wild imagination unites 11 artists from the African diaspora, including Nick Cave and Kara Walker, as they address racial injustice through myth and fantasy in this never less than magnificent show

Laura Cumming

03, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Letters show how Boris Johnson backed return of Parthenon marbles
PM offered strong support to Greek campaign during time as Oxford Union president

Helena Smith in Athens

03, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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The big picture: the persistence of normality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Finbarr O’Reilly’s shot of a hair salon in Ituri province documents the continuation of everyday life in one of the world’s most fractured communities

Tim Adams

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Bringing the sun in’: the hardworking weavers of Bula’Bula dig colour from the red earth
On a hot day in eastern Arnhem Land, three women collect pandanus leaves and djundom roots – and offer a priceless masterclass into a rich cultural tradition

Lorena Allam and Isabella Moore

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Howardena Pindell review – from sheer painterly bliss to depictions of appalling racial terror
In a jaw-dropping show that includes ghostly abstract canvases and horrifying historical videos, Pindell’s majestic works come together to tell the story of America’s blood-soaked past

Jonathan Jones

01, Jul, 2022 @2:57 PM

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The horrors of dissection, Freud’s family and Deller’s map of the self – the week in art
The dark art of anatomy, Freud family secrets, Bridget Riley’s brilliant watercolours and the atlas of our everyday lives

Jonathan Jones

01, Jul, 2022 @1:45 PM

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Disco dudes and giant spoons: UK’s outdoor public sculptures are documented
Art UK creates digital database telling the stories behind more than 13,500 public artworks

Mark Brown

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Bones, bowels and body-snatchers – Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life review
William Burke’s skeleton looms over this gripping exhibition showcasing the spooky relics of science’s thirst for anatomical knowledge – and the horrors this often unleashed

Jonathan Jones

30, Jun, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Sam Gilliam obituary
Abstract artist whose ‘draped’ canvases hover between painting and sculpture

Oliver Basciano

30, Jun, 2022 @11:15 AM

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Margaret Keane, ‘big eyes’ artist, dies aged 94
The artist, whose husband claimed credit for her hugely successful paintings of sad-eyed children, died at her home of heart failure

Benjamin Lee

29, Jun, 2022 @2:58 PM

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