(detail), 1969, oil on canvas by Roger Corcoran (b.1943), © Royal College of Art, photo credit: Royal College of Art
Meghan, Harry and weddings in art
Bee Tajudeen draws on art references to discuss her thoughts around Meghan and Harry's upcoming nuptials.
Art Matters podcast: artists’ love for the colouriest colours
On this episode, we speak with artist Stuart Semple (creator of the 'pinkest pink' and 'mattest, flattest, black') about artists’ love of colour.
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Hypnotic and serene: Art UK’s only Gustav Klimt painting
Rozali Abou Chakra considers Klimt's portrait of Hermine Gallia.
And we're off! Art UK's sculpture photography begins
We started on our journey by photographing Jacob Epstein's bust of the eccentric Marchesa Casati.
Created in Conflict: British soldier art from the Crimean War to today
A closer look at pieces in Compton Verney’s current exhibition.
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Why are artists infatuated with red hair?
Rachael Gibson, freelance hair editor behind the Instagram account @thehairhistorian, looks at the complex case of the redhead in art.
International wish list: Tony Ellwood, Director of the National Gallery of Victoria, chooses...
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We talk about the weird and wonderful ways that art history meets pop culture in our podcast series.
Bridget Riley: top of the Ops
Delve into the life story of one of Britain’s leading artists, the pioneer of Op Art.
Love, jealousy, deceit: exploring Shakespeare's Othello in art
For the Bard's birthday, we look at paintings relating to his groundbreaking tragedy.
Sandra Blow (1925–2006)
The artist suffered scarlet fever as a child, and spent her weekends painting at her grandparents' farm.
Buy Kyffin Williams prints
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Welsh painters' birth, we have featured a selection of striking prints, each matched to a paint colour. Profits support Art UK collections.
Head of a Young Man in Cap
The sharp features of this man have been captured in this pencil drawing by the famous Manchester artist.
Shipley Art Gallery
The collection mainly consists of the bequest of solicitor Joseph Shipley in 1909, featuring Dutch, Flemish and Victorian paintings.
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