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Kent Monkman Apologises for Controversial Justin Trudeau Painting

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UK’s Specialist Arts TV Channel Saved From the Chop

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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

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UK Galleries Mount Virtual Shows on Lockdown Using New Digital Tool

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Submissions Open for Isolation Mastered

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

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