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The new exhibition at the V&A entertains yet bemuses Julia Alsop

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Georgiana Wilson explores Grayson Perry's image, identity, and popularity after seeing his latest exhibition

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Altair Brandon-Salmon is thrilled by the British Library's exhibition marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution

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Chloe Dootson-Graube investigates the artistic importance of Microsoft Paint

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