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Is British Museum’s stance shifting on Parthenon marbles return?
Changing public attitudes have made issues of repatriation and decolonisation harder to ignore

Esther Addley

05, Aug, 2022 @9:54 AM

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The Antony Gormley ‘phallic’ sculpture row is an attack on modern art – and geometry | Jonathan Jones
The artist says it’s legs bent at the knee. A student says it’s a giant penis. So who’s right? It doesn’t matter. This is abstract art – and it shouldn’t be condemned because of one interpretation out of many

Jonathan Jones

04, Aug, 2022 @1:18 PM

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Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival
From riveting masterpieces to energetic works by emerging artists, there’s real depth to this showcase, all tempting visitors to explore one of Europe’s most remarkable cities

Jonathan Jones

02, Aug, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Edinburgh art festival 2022 review – sunstruck blockbuster steals the show
A Greek chorus of clay busts, an audience with some molluscs and a magnificent show of impressionist masterpieces captivate

Laura Cumming

31, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Irish island gets cross promised in myth 1,500 years ago – made from cardboard
Legend claims Saint Columba never came up with cross for Tory island so artist Sarah Lewtas fulfils pledge

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Anticolonial hero statue to occupy Trafalgar Square fourth plinth from September
Antelope by Samson Kambalu depicts John Chilembwe wearing hat in defiance of colonial rule in Nyasaland, now Malawi

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

20, Jul, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Claes Oldenburg obituary
Pop artist famed for his ‘soft sculptures’ and outsized monuments to everyday objects

Charles Darwent

18, Jul, 2022 @8:25 PM

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Folly or art? Catalonian town to buy labyrinthine Espai Corberó for €3m
In need of repair, futuristic yet surreal complex built by artist Xavier Corberó is to become public space

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

18, Jul, 2022 @5:55 PM

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‘I was traumatised at its demolition’ – Rachel Whiteread on making House
‘Charles Saatchi offered to put it on wheels and take it to his gallery – but I wanted it to stay at its location’

Andrew Dickson

18, Jul, 2022 @2:02 PM

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Sublime seascapes, 3D Bowling, female truckers and portals to beyond – the week in art
Frank Bowling makes a switch to sculpture, Milton Avery creates ‘Rothkos with people in them’ and the Tardis opens its doors

Jonathan Jones

15, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Living With Ghosts review – Africa’s revolutionaries come back from the dead
The lives of forgotten, suppressed and erased political figures, as well as ordinary people, are explored by nine artists in this gripping show

Hettie Judah

14, Jul, 2022 @9:56 AM

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Letter: Gerda Rubinstein obituary
Caroline Mayow writes: Working alongside her students, often with a life model, she inspired local people of all ages, experience and abilities

Caroline Mayow

11, Jul, 2022 @2:57 PM

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