Art

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Family misfortunes: film, books, games and more about dysfunctional clans
From Jonathan Franzen to Charles Ray, Guardian critics suggest culture that can mess you up as much as Mum and Dad

Danny Leigh, Sam Jordison, Kate Wyver, Skye Sherwin and Keza MacDonald

22, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Wolfgang Fischer obituary
Other lives: Gallery owner who introduced the work of classical Austrian modernists to British art lovers

John Charap

15, Nov, 2021 @9:13 PM

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‘A way to deal with emotion’: how teaching art can help prisoners
The Prison Arts Collective is an initiative that brings art, and renowned artists, to incarcerated people as a form of therapy and escape

David Smith in Washington

05, Nov, 2021 @6:24 AM

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‘We want dignity’: the vanishing craft of Kashmir’s papier-mache artists
Award-winning artist Maqbool Jan is one of a handful still practising the ancient artform, but without government help he fears it could be lost

Shoaib Shafi in Srinagar

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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A moment that changed me: when I failed my O-level in my favourite subject
The results for my art exam came in and I felt talentless, a dunce. For decades I was too scared to pick up a paintbrush, until a powerful woman entered my dreams

Michèle Roberts

29, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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On my radar: Claudia Rankine’s cultural highlights
The poet on her love of The White Lotus, the example of Naomi Osaka, and what stayed with her from the George Floyd murder trial

Killian Fox

28, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Colin Painter obituary
Other lives: Artist and educator who examined the gulf between the art establishment and the public

Allen Painter

27, Jul, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Oscar Murillo: Frequencies review – adult-approved teenage rebellion
Cardinal Pole Catholic School, east London
The artist has handed over the canvas to give schoolkids from around the world an outlet for their adolescent rage. The problem is, they’re not all rebels like him

Jonathan Jones

26, Jul, 2021 @8:24 AM

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‘Creativity crisis’ looms for English schools due to arts cuts, says Labour
Number of GCSE music and drama students fell by a fifth over last decade, research finds

Sally Weale

15, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Colin Failes obituary
Other lives: Mural painter with specialist skills in perspective and trompe l’oeil techniques

Stephen Duncan

08, Jun, 2021 @4:24 PM

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Oxford’s Rhodes statue and the bogus argument against its fall | Letters
Letters: Martin Platt says history not censored by the removal of monuments, while Richard Pantlin of the Oxford Zimbabwe Arts Partnership expresses his disappointment over Oriel College’s decision

Letters

24, May, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Art students seek to take university to court over ‘heartbreaking’ clearout
Royal College of Art offers ‘limited compensation process’ as works damaged and lost after tidy-up

Rachel Hall

20, May, 2021 @4:14 PM

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