Black Sabbath: Walpurgis 1970

Sabbath don’t care if it’s your soul He’s crying out for; just ‘give up the life before you met’ and yours is the moon, sun and stars. ...

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UK’s Specialist Arts TV Channel Saved From the Chop

Critics say the new strategy means BBC Four will become a home for repeats with less investment in arts programming....

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Nevada Museum of Art Acquires Judy Chicago’s Full Fireworks Archive

The archive contains thousands of photographs, digital images and other materials related to the artist-activist's site-specific works involving coloured smoke and fireworks from 1967 to the present....

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Gorillas, Trains, Whips and Chains

Barring no holds, Hollywood Bound is a well-curated, hilariously captioned collection of major-studio movie bondage that serves up equal helpings entertainment and old-Hollywood nostalgia. ...

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UK Galleries Mount Virtual Shows on Lockdown Using New Digital Tool

Art UK's Curations initiative enables 'anyone anywhere with internet access' to create an exhibition using the national image database....

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His Holiness Blinded Me With Science

If the viewer focuses intensely in The Dalai Lama: Scientist, such effort will be rewarded with insight, if not total consciousness…...

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Submissions Open for Isolation Mastered

A committee will make their selections based on whose work presents an innovative dialogue with this isolation period....

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Blaxploitation and Black Beauty: Mickalene Thomas – beautés du mois

This essay looks at the conception of black beauty in the 70s in terms of contemporary art. Mickalene Thomas' work draws upon popular culture and makes beautiful paintings from it....

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

This essay argues that animals are not so minded as to have language. Whilst they exhibit proto-typically linguistic calls, these never amount to exhibiting something like the structure of a language...

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Tunnels of ĀH Menaces in a Deathless Mind

Discordant industrial noise fractures into something new entirely, emphasising a rich, overwhelming soundscape....

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We Are Nrvs: A View

Audio visual resistance punk duo NRVS present their manifesto of digital primitivism. ...

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Spaceship Hype: Global Stakes Trapped in Story

Usually the truth is weirder than the hype, but in this case the truth is realer than the reality. Spaceship Earth a documentary on Biosphere 2....

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Leading Writers Take Up ‘Darkness Residencies’ for Art Project

Bernardine Evaristo, Max Porter and Raymond Antrobus rise to artist Sam Winston’s challenge in A Delicate Sight to submit to time in blackout....

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Surviving Lockdown: Tabish Khan and the Inner Critic

Part three explores the feelings of self-lambasting that many people experience when given the time and space to turn the critical eye upon their lives. ...

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Cache of Russian Avant-Garde Works Surfaces in Basement

Art historian Andrey Sarabyanov is planning a new exhibition of forgotten pieces by Kandinsky, Rodchenko and Stepanova....

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Trebuchet Talks – Episode 9 – Dark Arts – Bobby Acharya

A Podcast featuring an interview with Prof Bobby Acharya from King's College London on the 'Dark Sectors of the Universe'...

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The Unnatural History Museum

Where many other, more famous museums may pay a nod here and there to the strange, the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities is devoted to it....

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Surviving Lockdown: What Do We Surround Ourselves With?

The next instalment in our series of interviews to pick up tips from the arts to help get through this unusual period....

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Punk Rock Fight Club: The Beat Down at CBGB

Anarchy is a return to the natural order. Might makes right. If you are a punk in the pit, you might get hit. ...

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Surviving Lockdown: Behind the Scenes in the Art Studio

A series of video interviews with figures from the art world explores transferrable skills from the arts to help survive these out-of-the-ordinary times. ...

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Revealing the Creative World of the City of London

A photography commission goes behind the scenes across the City of London to reveal its untold stories, hidden gems, and undiscovered creative champions....

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Whitechapel Gallery Launches Artists’ Film International Programme

Language is the common theme for this year's AFI programme, with every artist's film using language to intensify place. ...

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Earth Day Prompts First Ever Global Stealth Street Art Event

For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, more than 500 artists bring passion and protest to the first ever global stealth street art event....

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UK Science Museum Group Building Coronavirus Collection

Curators are amassing material and considering how to “collect important objects on behalf of the nation as a record of the medical, scientific and cultural responses to the outbreak”....

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The Poorly Recorded Perfection of Mystic Priestess

Bottling the energy of 80s punk, Mystic Priestess rag the lip, light and throw us a classic in the Part Time Punks Sessions EP....

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Looted Benin Art Treasures to Go Online

The project will unite pieces from the former kingdom of Benin that were spread around the world after being looted by British troops....

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Oldest Ever Piece of String Made by Neanderthals

The discovery suggests that Neanderthals knew how to make cords, and raises the question of whether modern humans learned some of their skills from Neanderthals....

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The Other Art Fair Presents Online Studios

In partnership with online art gallery Saatchi Art, Online Studios will roll out city-specific features in line with the original spring fair schedule....

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Bagri Foundation Launch Open Call for Asian Creatives

At Home in the World is inspired by Vietnamese philosopher and Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s collection of autobiographical stories of the same name....

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