Art and design

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Glyn Philpot review – a master portraitist’s secret gay passion
Bright young things, acrobats, party people and portraits of young Black men populate this rewarding and complex show of work by a rediscovered British artist of the 1920s and 30s

Hettie Judah

16, May, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Rare Joseph Wright of Derby self-portrait donated to local museum
Depiction of 18th-century painter, famous as master of light and shadow, acquired in lieu of inheritance tax

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

16, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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The Argentinian artist breaking barriers with ‘non-binary geometry’ – and furries
With a roomful of genderless ‘furries’, Ad Minoliti is challenging the male-dominated language of modernism

Ella Braidwood

16, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Radical Landscapes review – consciousness-raising from the ground up
Gainsborough’s Mr and Mrs Andrews sit pretty alongside Greenham Common barbed wire in this instructive if not quite groundbreaking roam around the contested land and landscapes of Britain

Laura Cumming

15, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Homerton College, Cambridge dining hall: good enough to eat in
All drama on the outside, full of delicacy within, Feilden Fowles’s daring design provides a harmonious, light-flooded space that revels in the details

Rowan Moore

15, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The big picture: space-hopping into the future in 1970s Newcastle
Finnish photographer Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen captures an exuberant childhood moment in the working-class district of Byker in Newcastle

Tim Adams

15, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Crumpled trumpets and state-sponsored psychedelia – the week in art
Cornelia Parker is crushing it at the Tate, the artist better known as Vic Reeves exhibits his moving bird paintings, and Jake and Dinos Chapman split up

Jonathan Jones

13, May, 2022 @11:07 AM

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The mystery of the buried owl: the 30-year treasure hunt baffling French puzzlers
Launched in 1993, it has become one of the world’s longest games. So who are the amateur sleuths hoping to hit gold? Photographer Emily Graham joins them on the trail

Phil Hoad

13, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Archibald prize 2022: Blak Douglas wins $100,000 for portrait of Lismore artist Karla Dickens
The unanimous decision was announced on Friday at the Art Gallery of NSW, where all finalists will be exhibited from 14 May

Kelly Burke and Steph Harmon

13, May, 2022 @2:26 AM

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Artist who ‘reclaims black experience’ wins Deutsche Börse photography prize
Judges praise Deana Lawson’s images, which depict familiar domestic scenes containing an unsettling element

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

12, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The Warhol of bird painting – Vic Reeves, AKA Jim Moir, and his uncanny avians
The artist and comedian is a keen birdwatcher – and it shows in these intense, meticulously detailed portraits that are both funny and full of pop art twists

Jonathan Jones

12, May, 2022 @12:22 PM

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My brother the superhero: how the death of comic book legend Steve Dillon inspired a creative awakening
Glyn Dillon designed costumes for Star Wars, while his brother Steve created the Preacher comic strip. When Steve died at 54, Glyn bought a ladder and some vast canvases - and poured his grief into painting

Tim Jonze

12, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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