Foundling Museum

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‘Me against the world’: why superheroes are so often orphans
Batman, Spider-Man and many others lost parents when young. A new exhibition explores their complex stories

Vanessa Thorpe

16, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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From Rembrandt to Warhol: 30 exhibitions to catch as galleries reopen
With the art world tentatively returning from hibernation, here is a selection of great art to view safely across the UK

Jonathan Jones

18, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Titian's fiery dreams are brought back to life as National Gallery prepares to reopen – the week in art
Elsewhere, there are provocative bodies, Don McCullin’s landscapes and a liberating take on LGBTQ+ Britain – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

03, Jul, 2020 @1:25 PM

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Which children's author was inspired by this painting? The great British art quiz
The Foundling Museum in London set today’s quiz. Like the rest of the UK’s arts institutions, it’s currently closed – but you can explore its collection here while answering some tricky questions

05, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Great expectations: art's struggle to depict pregnancy
From the Virgin Mary to Demi Moore, art history swells with iconic mums-to-be. But can a single image ever do justice to such a head-scrambling state of flux – especially one made by a man?

Lara Feigel

31, Jan, 2020 @12:04 PM

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Hogarth and The Art of Noise review – London's whistles and wails, drums and dogs
This invigorating exhibition shows how the artist’s appetite for life bursts off the canvas and makes you see, hear and smell his time

Jonathan Jones

23, May, 2019 @11:09 AM

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Cartoon cats, doomed sunbathers and the sound of Hogarth's London – the week in art
The British Museum is turning Japanese for Manga, Gin Lane is making a racket at the Foundling Museum, and the V&A has a lot on its plate

Jonathan Jones

17, May, 2019 @11:37 AM

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Carol Homden: Children will suffer – if we lose the national adoption register
The chief executive of the Coram charity calls on ministers to rethink plans to axe the register for hard-to-place children

David Brindle

12, Mar, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Children's bedroom photographs expose reality of UK poverty
Bedrooms of London exhibition captures children’s spaces in bedsits and hostels

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

01, Jan, 2019 @11:12 AM

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Lily Cole: Balls review – what Heathcliff's mum did next
Lily Cole’s moving short film is a fine addition to the Foundling Museum’s fascinating art collection

Laura Cumming

11, Aug, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Lily Cole has a ball with Heathcliff and a Brit reinvents America – the week in art
The former supermodel fills in the foundling’s story, artists have fun with animals and a Lancashire boy blazes a trail across America – all in our weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

10, Aug, 2018 @9:27 AM

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Lily Cole: why I made a film about 'violent, awful' Heathcliff
Her appointment to the Brontë Society caused a storm. How will her new film – inspired by Wuthering Heights – be received? We meet the former supermodel at her Impossible HQ

Simon Hattenstone

25, Jul, 2018 @3:24 PM

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