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2014/09/18 15:00
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About eight years ago, the painting was transported with great care to Germany to be featured temporarily in an exhibit there. Now, the painting and a number of other items from the museum are...
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2014/09/17 12:42
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Twenty years ago, studying business abroad was only for the adventurous or the downright quirky. Today, it’s increasingly commonplace. Why? Because employers of all sizes are now searching for – and...
2014/09/16 22:37
2014/09/16 22:37
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This summer 562,622 people visited the exhibition (exact figures of how many suggested that their children could have been responsible for them remain unclear, although it appeared to be a common...
2014/09/15 17:56
2014/09/15 17:56
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Rodriguez-Gerada told the Washington Post: “It kind of has a Zen garden feeling as people walk through it and think, ‘Am I by the eye?’ ‘Is this the nostril?’ … It’s a different way of trying to find...
2014/09/15 16:42
2014/09/15 16:42
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The African Choir were a group of young South African singers that toured Britain between 1891 and 1893. They were formed to raise funds for a Christian school in their home country and performed for...
2014/09/15 12:37
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The British fashion talent was captured in her London garden, amid roses and other foliage, by German artist and photographer Juergen Teller. The four-foot high, almost full-length image has gone on...
2014/09/15 12:09
2014/09/15 12:09
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The cut-outs have now been seen by an average of 3,901 visitors each day between April 17 and September 7 this year, making it the most popular exhibition in all of Tate’s history. The figure is...
2014/09/15 08:08
2014/09/15 08:08
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A portrait of King Edward. A hidden painting of Queen Elizabeth I and an 18th century insect have been uncovered by art experts preparing an exhibition of royal portraits. The portrait of the Queen...
2014/09/14 19:09
2014/09/14 19:09
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Sir Philip Dowson's plans for the library at Clare College, Cambridge Philip Henry Manning Dowson was born on August 16 1924 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Educated at Gresham’s School, Norfolk, he...
2014/09/13 20:58
2014/09/13 20:58
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WASHINGTON -- Six contemporary Latino artists are featured in a new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The museum says its new exhibit, "Portraiture Now: Staging the Self," is...
2014/09/12 17:09
2014/09/12 17:09
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Elsewhere, Edward VI, who reigned and died tragically young, is captured in two strikingly similar paintings: one from 1546 when he was still prince and another from 1547 when he’d just – aged nine –...
2014/09/12 15:21
2014/09/12 15:21
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Queen Elizabeth I's secret outfit: X-ray of famous Tudor portrait reveals wing-like veil hidden by 18th century 'airbrush' X-ray reveals the queen was originally painted featuring an elaborate...
2014/09/11 17:46
2014/09/11 17:46
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... work": Ruination of Salt by Marijke Gilchrist in The Luminous Landscape. Photo: Rob Little Australian National Capital Artists: Fragment. A solo exhibition of sculptures by Canberra-based...
2014/09/11 15:46
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Floriade, Canberra's month-long celebration of spring, kicks off this weekend. Photo: Supplied Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend. All Weekend FLORIADE " Now in its 27th...
2014/09/11 15:08
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Four hundred works by Man Ray are due to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Paris on 15 November. With 270 lots encompassing various media and spanning more than 50 years of the artist’s career, the...
2014/09/11 12:13
2014/09/11 12:13
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Experts at the National Portrait Gallery used X-rays and other investigations to uncover the original appearance of portraits of Tudor royals for the show. The bug was discovered at the top edge of a...
2014/09/10 21:29
2014/09/10 21:29
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MARGIE Abbott seems on track to blitz the charity record Tim Mathieson boasted about earlier this year. The former first bloke launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister’s wife in May saying...
2014/09/10 14:01
2014/09/10 14:01
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Thomas Cromwell’s London: Locations From Hilary Mantel’s Novels It’s been five years since Hilary Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall burst onto the scene. The re-telling of Thomas Cromwell’s rise and fall...
2014/09/10 08:26
2014/09/10 08:26
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In the '60s and �70s surfing in Australia wasn�t just a hobby; it was a lifestyle and a world in and of itself. Arcadia, a new show at the National Portrait Gallery, presents a window into that...
2014/09/09 14:46
2014/09/09 14:46
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Overdue change: Outgoing gallery director Ron Radford says the current space for contemporary art is 'dire'. Photo: Jay Cronan It's never been known for its hip, funky vibe, but the National Gallery...
2014/09/18 15:00
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