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Basquiat brought to life at the Barbican

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Conceptual art is a bubble

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A vivid depiction of an ancient culture excites at the British Museum
Early Byzantine art.

Evoking emotion and rejecting repression through art in the Middle East

Joseph Botman makes a case for the importance of the humanities in contemporary society

Home is where the art is: Yu Hong

Queenie Li explores Chinese feminist Yu Hong’s artwork

A new era of repressive state censorship dawns over Russian art

Anoushka Kavanagh dispels the religious disguises of violations on creative and political freedom

The full blankness of space

Emmanuelle Soffe discusses the misconceptions of modern art galleries and the White Cube effect

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