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Traditional landmarks lose out to the new when it comes to defining London

50 years ago Big Ben, the Tower of London and London Bridge were among the names and landmarks that typified the British capital for a large percentage of the world’s civilised population. Over the past couple of decades, however, centuries of history have been overtaken by technology and changes that some embrace and some disparage, in every field of human endeavor including architecture.

Londoners are

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Paddy Power open betting on Banksy art sale

Following on from the news that a painting by graffiti artist Bansky has been put up for auction on a US website, Paddy Power have opened the betting on how much it will sell for.

The work, which was removed from the side of a Poundland shop in North London, is a 10/11 shot to sell for between $500,000 and $750,000 by the bookmaker with

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British Museum displays unusual art work for the first time in public

A very unusual piece of art is about to be shown to the public for the first time in Britain at the newest exposition of the British Museum. This never before seen artwork is tiny, the size of a thumb, but it has the particularity to have been created a long time ago, some 26,000 years ago to be precise, and makes one of the

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Ula Dajerling takes her ‘Dark Materialism’ to the Plymouth Arts Centre

Ula Dajerling takes her ‘Dark Materialism’ to the Plymouth Arts Centre

Ula Dajerling, the London artist, is taking several different approaches while she explores how to exactly create ‘formless art’ at the Plymouth Arts Centre as part of her first solo exhibition that will run from January 26th to March 28th and is titled Dark Materialism.

Dajerling has been able to work at Plymouth’s

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Creative Thinking; A Modern Artists Notebook by C J Hollins

Creative Thinking; A Modern Artists Notebook by C J Hollins

Have you ever wondered what such founders and masters of modern art such as Picasso, Monet, Cezanne or Kandinsky would have really thought of the unmade bed from Emin, or Hirst’s formaldehyde creations? Another question that begs to be answered is; has modern art actually moved forward since these pioneers made such a breakthrough,

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Virgin Airlines launch first art gallery in the sky

Upper class airlines passengers will now enjoy the luxury of going art shopping with Virgin launching the first ever art gallery at the height of 35,000 feet. The duty free ‘Gallery in the Air’ will host the first exhibition by London’s well renowned artist Ben Eine, who is known for his alphabet letter street art that adorns many shutters in London’s Shoreditch and Brick Lane

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A look at the artistic world of Frazer Hudson

Whenever Frazer Hudson tells other people that he does illustrations for magazines and newspapers, most of them conclude that he is a cartoonist. But, his job is totally different in reality, which involves making illustrations for other journalist’s articles while trying to add something extra to it. The two common things between them are the wittiness and the expression of ideas.

Currently working as a

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Latest Saatchi exhibition portrays the last few years of Russian communism

The real stars of the new exhibit at the Saatchi Gallery shows contemporary Russian art in a new light as it showcases the outcasts of society including government bureaucrats, criminals, ordinary people, drug addicts, and criminals. There are 18 artists that contributed to the exhibit many of which decided to focus their artwork on those who were destroyed by the Communist collapse.

The pictures were

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That’s rubbish! No, it’s art!

Have you ever climbed Mount Everest? More than 4,000 people have and if you are one of them then you’ll have seen the astounding amount of rubbish, including old ropes, oxygen cylinders, broken tents and more, that lay discarded at the top.

Now, a group of artists have transported eight tonnes of this rubbish down the slopes, using 75 yaks and 65 porters, over 2

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Nottingham Contemporary to host Haitian art exhibition

The art world is about to get an infusion of new blood, or very old blood as the case may be, with the exhibition of Haitian art at Nottingham Contemporary. Since it opened in 2009, the contemporary art gallery has succeeded beyond expectations, and this ambitious new exhibit will undoubtedly bring even more attention and, hopefully, a whole new perspective on Haiti and its unique

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