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Rum from Eigg, Inner Hebrides, (detail), oil on canvas by Albert Julius Olsson (1864–1942), photo credit: Gallery Oldham


Reine de Joie, late 19th C, colour lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901), photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

late 19th C, colour lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901)

Art Matters podcast: when artists make cookbooks

In this episode we talk about the intersection of art and cookery.

Bourncookery_book_484_665, Bourn Cookery Book by Giles Round and contributors

Bourn Cookery Book by Giles Round and contributors

When art meets cookery

Cedar Lewisohn takes us through some of his favourite artists' cookbooks!

Cobalt Blue Teacup and Saucer, 2003–2004, oil on canvas by Kerry Harker (b.1971), © the artist, photo credit: Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award

Cobalt Blue Teacup and Saucer

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Sir Robert Shirley (1581–1628), © NTPL, photo credit: National Trust Images/Derrick E. Witty

Sir Robert Shirley (1581–1628)

Robes of honour: silk from an Islamic ruler

Penelope Woolfitt looks at representations of Persian silk robes in paintings.


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© The Lowry Collection, Salford. Photo credit: The Lowry Collection, Salford


Going to Work

A 1959 watercolour version of L. S. Lowry's industrial street scenes.

Easter Bouquet, 1934 by Cedric Lockwood Morris (1889–1982), © the artist's estate, photo credit: Philip Mould & Co.

Easter Bouquet

Cedric Morris: plantsman, painter and traveller

Born in Wales, the artist travelled across Europe, building his name as a gardener and painter.


An introduction to Art UK

We put the nation’s art online, in partnership with over 3,200 art collections. There are over 215,000 artworks on Art UK, and the number is growing.

© the artist, photo credit: Bradford Museums and Galleries


Tam Joseph talks to Catherine Farren

Join a historian's visit to the North London studio of Dominican-born Tam Joseph: the multi-pronged, label-avoiding artist.

photo credit: Compton Verney


Compton Verney

The venue has a collection of Neapolitan art considered one of the best in Europe.

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