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How we got from cave paintings to contemporary art

30,000 Years of Art offers a complete history of mankind’s artistry - are you ready to explore? How we got from cave paintings to contemporary art

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Wow! How did you get up there JR?

The artist and Phaidon author has been pretty busy in Philly and New York this week, but what's he been up to? Wow! How did you get up there JR?

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How AIDS shaped art in America

A new exhibition examines the immense effect a big disease with a little name had on contemporary art How AIDS shaped art in America

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Ai Weiwei just got his passport back!

The artist just Instagrammed this picture - hurray! Ai Weiwei just got his passport back!

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Theaster Gates reveals new church project details

The artist outlines his plans for Sanctum, a 24/7, three-week-long performance in a derelict British church Theaster Gates reveals new church project details

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New show channels the spirit of Agnes Martin

Chewday's clever new show questions the way art is rapidly reduced to image data on social networks New show channels the spirit of Agnes Martin

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When Warhol wanted to tap dance

A new exhibition looks back at the influence of choreography, film and rock music on the great Pop artist’s work When Warhol wanted to tap dance

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Can JR's new book change your world?

The artist has already altered perceptions from Paris to Palestine - isn't it time he weaved his magic on you? Can JR's new book change your world?

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Time to take a new look at our world?

The picture below is a map - Map: Exploring the World features 300 more, just as unusual, exciting and beautiful Time to take a new look at our world?

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How Marc Chagall painted his own birthday - inspired by the love and gifts of his muse Bella

To mark the painter’s date of birth, 6 July, we look back to an early anniversary celebrated in this lovely painting How Marc Chagall painted his own birthday - inspired by the love and gifts of his muse Bella

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NEW ART BOOKS

Body of Art (Pre-order)
Ellsworth Kelly (Pre-order)
Theaster Gates (Pre-order)
The Art of Forgery
Raphael
Rembrandt
Van Gogh
Zhang Xiaogang: Disquieting Memories
Art in Vienna 1898-1918 4th edition
Celtic Art
Painting Beyond Pollock
Delacroix
Vermeer



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