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2015/03/29 23:56
2015/03/29 23:56
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Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot story and the history of Bonfire Night The bonfire at this year's Hatfield House's fireworks display It is Bonfire Night tonight (Wednesday). Everyone remembers the...
2015/03/29 23:56
2015/03/29 23:56
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2015/03/29 09:46
2015/03/29 09:46
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The relay for life walk at the AIS Canberra Roller Derby League 2015 season opener at Southern Cross Stadium Fitness enthusiasts took part in Operation Blackhawk’s “The Battlefield Challenge”, a 7km...
2015/03/29 00:19
2015/03/29 00:19
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Nan Tucker McEvoy at the olive oil press at the McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma, Calif., in 2006. Ms. McEvoy led the parent comapny of the San Francisco Chronicle. (Eric Risberg/AP) Nan Tucker McEvoy, a...
2015/03/27 17:52
2015/03/27 17:52
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I was wandering the halls of the National Portrait Gallery. The gallery is a gargantuan building right off Trafalgar Square. It houses paintings of significant figures in British history over the...
2015/03/26 13:46
2015/03/26 13:46
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Lee Grant's All that fall - Fall Here: One of three large-scale landscape photographs the Canberra artist has at the National Portrait Gallery show. Photo: Lee Grant Its walls may be filled with...
2015/03/24 00:46
2015/03/24 00:46
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The portrait of Malcolm Fraser by Sydney artist Bryan Westwood at Old Parliament House. Mr Fraser reportedly loathed it at first sight. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen When Malcolm Fraser oversaw the...
2015/03/22 01:37
2015/03/22 01:37
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And it is Richard III’s villainous qualities in the historical play that have made him a canvas for countries around the world to portray their political turmoil, according to an academic. Dr Nicole...
2015/03/22 00:28
2015/03/22 00:28
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Some 527 years after Richard III was put in his grave at the end of a bitter battle in the English Midlands, the discovery of his remains underneath a Leicester car park and their removal started a...
2015/03/20 22:18
2015/03/20 22:18
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Del Kathryn Barton laughs about it now, but her first foray into filmmaking was, to put it mildly, "very, very challenging". "That was a very strange experience for me, trying to realise something...
2015/03/20 09:53
2015/03/20 09:53
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Importance of nurses highlighted at Columbus Museum of Art Judy Kimchi-Woods, who suggested the display “Shine On: Nurses in Art” will open today and continue through June 21 at the Columbus Museum...
2015/03/20 08:46
2015/03/20 08:46
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For a professional photographer, the moment was like something from a dream. Hoda Afshar, 31, had returned to her native Iran with the intention of capturing hidden or unknown facets of life, eight...
2015/03/20 08:26
2015/03/20 08:26
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National Photographic Portrait Prize: Iranian migrant's photo takes out 2015's top award A mysterious photo of a young Iranian boy has taken out one of Australia's biggest photography...
2015/03/20 02:55
2015/03/20 02:55
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It's the cycle of life, even on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery. It's the cycle of life, even on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery. When a dignitary dies, staff are always at the...
2015/03/19 17:21
2015/03/19 17:21
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China's Forbidden City follows lead of National Portrait Gallery and Colosseum to ban selfie sticks Museum bosses have banned stick in exhibition rooms and narrow areas Staff will also ask people to...
2015/03/19 02:24
2015/03/19 02:24
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Scotland, the country that gave us tartans, bagpipes, warring clans, and actor James McAvoy's blue-green-eyed beauty, has another side, a high-culture heritage that's on bonny display in Botticelli to...
2015/03/18 16:09
2015/03/18 16:09
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The works are intended to “convey a sense of identity”, with Straw explaining he had hoped to capture the “forms and language” which would tell visitors about their music. Jack Smith: Abstract...
2015/03/18 13:37
2015/03/18 13:37
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Despite museums across the US and Europe banning the photo-taking devices, one gallery in Manila is taking full advantage of them, allowing visitors to get up close and personal with the art...
2015/03/18 13:01
2015/03/18 13:01
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This cutesy picture is of Miss Jane Bowles as she over-exuberantly hugs her dog. © The Wallace Collection.The Countess of Lincoln appears pensive in this portrait painted soon after she had become a...
2015/03/17 13:46
2015/03/17 13:46
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Artist Stuart Ringholt leads a naked tour through the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Photo: Christo Crocker Seeing naked bodies depicted in art is a common expectation of a gallery visit,...
2015/03/17 12:37
2015/03/17 12:37
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The free display, launched in partnership with Channel 4 series Grayson Perry: Who Are You?, drew a quarter of a million people, while approximately 850,000 are believed to have seen at least one...
2015/03/29 23:56
2015/03/29 23:56
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