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TV tonight: Fred Sirieix seeks out the best dining spots in the New Forest
The First Dates star samples seasonal produce. Plus: Kay Mellor’s lottery drama, The Syndicate, continues. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier, Hannah J Davies and Paul Howlett

06, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The bigger picture: should British museums sell to stay afloat?
As galleries auction off treasures to retain staff and plug cash gaps left by Covid, the art world is divided on ethics of disposal

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Cinema's finest dream-maker and sacks appeal in Ghana – the week in art
Special effects master Ray Harryhausen’s poetic visions come into focus as Ibrahim Mahama takes a suggestive view of the cocoa bean industry

Jonathan Jones

06, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The $80m Botticelli: could its auction trigger a Covid-rescue fire sale?
If the Renaissance artist’s wavy-haired youth can fetch $80m, will collections start selling off masterpieces to get them through the pandemic? Could the RA’s Michelangelo be next?

Jonathan Jones

25, Sep, 2020 @4:43 PM

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Royal Academy's cruel dilemma: sell a Michelangelo or lose 150 jobs
The cash-strapped London gallery is to debate the sale of a Renaissance masterpiece that could fetch more than £100m

Vanessa Thorpe

20, Sep, 2020 @7:31 AM

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'It took genius to chisel these buttocks' – the top 10 bottoms in art, chosen by our critic
They are ‘the founding curves of the Renaissance’. As Yorkshire Museum calls on collections worldwide to display their best behinds to boost attendance after coronavirus, we name our favourites

Jonathan Jones

23, Jul, 2020 @10:09 AM

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The Sistine Chapel in Sussex – painted by the Michelangelo of Goring-by-Sea
How did a church in a quiet Sussex borough end up with an astonishing, hand-painted copy of the world’s most famous ceiling? Deacon Gary Bevans talks us through his creation

Jonathan Jones

14, Jan, 2020 @3:23 PM

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Ban Marvel's gay kiss? You might as well ban the Sistine Chapel
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro’s attempts to censor an Avengers comic isn’t just bigoted. It ignores the fact that Christian artists pioneered same-sex snogging

Jonathan Jones

09, Sep, 2019 @4:07 PM

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Hip-hop horseman: Fab 5 Freddy gallops through Renaissance art
The rapper and graffiti art legend is taking a ride through Florence and its masterpieces. He talks about their enlightened depictions of black people – and reveals who was the Renaissance Tupac

Ammar Kalia

22, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'I was almost sick': the young Melbourne artists reimagining Michelangelo's David
Like the master himself, students were challenged to ‘create a vision of human physical perfection’

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

04, Jul, 2019 @2:32 AM

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Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life Death Rebirth review – an uneasy dialogue
This show exploring the affinities between Michelangelo and Bill Viola risks diminishing both artists

Tim Adams

03, Feb, 2019 @7:59 AM

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Ruskin blazes and the Queen unleashes the end of the world – the week in art
Her Majesty’s Da Vinci drawings of everything from anatomy to armageddon go on tour, the might of Michelangelo is challenged, and science washes up in Margate

Jonathan Jones

25, Jan, 2019 @4:22 PM

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