Ashmolean Museum

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Tokyo: Art and Photography review – all of spellbinding life is here
This show is a superbly various survey of Japanese graphic art – and most particularly of the incomparable Hiroshige

Laura Cumming

15, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Stuffed Tokyo super-rats and Isaac Julien’s abolition hero – the week in art
A vibrant survey of the Olympic capital in art and a 10-screen video devoted to anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

30, Jul, 2021 @12:22 PM

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Tokyo review – lust and loneliness in Japan’s pleasure quarters
A seductive encounter with past and present at the Olympic city shows that Tokyo practically invented modern art

Jonathan Jones

27, Jul, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Samson Kambalu: New Liberia; Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings & Watercolours – review
Kambalu, a Malawian fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, tears a strip off Britain’s colonial legacy. And precision is all for the pre-Raphaelites

Laura Cumming

19, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Dorothy Cuninghame obituary
Other Lives: Secretary and housewife who gave medical help to displaced people in Germany after the second world war

Christopher Cuninghame

14, Jun, 2021 @9:33 AM

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'Fake' Rembrandt came from artist's workshop and is possibly genuine
Head of a Bearded Man revealed to be from same wood panel used for Rembrandt’s Andromeda

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, Aug, 2020 @1:05 PM

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An everyday archive and a virtual trip to Rembrandt's Amsterdam – the week in art
Socially distanced exhibition slots are available for Ella Kruglyanskaya and Jim Dine, while online offerings include Amazonian artist Abel Rodriguez – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

19, Jun, 2020 @2:46 PM

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Young Rembrandt review – how a master learned from his mistakes
This absorbing show of Rembrandt’s early work reveals how sweat and dedication turned an error-prone teenager into an artist of unrivalled greatness

Laura Cumming

01, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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India asks Oxford museum to return 'stolen' bronze statue
Ashmolean receives request for restitution of 15th-century idol of Saint Tirumankai Alvar

David Batty

21, Feb, 2020 @1:28 PM

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Newly discovered Rembrandt to be shown in UK for first time
Let the Little Children Come to Me will star in Ashmolean show on artist’s early years

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Oct, 2019 @11:23 AM

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Poem of the week: Drama Lessons for Young Girls by Tara Bergin
Three strikingly different subjects are fused into one powerful feminist parable

Carol Rumens

30, Sep, 2019 @8:52 AM

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Jeff Koons at the Ashmolean review – a master of deflection
From his shiny silver Rabbit to his shiny pink Balloon Venus, Jeff Koons has excelled at being just as vacuous as he wants to be

Laura Cumming

10, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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