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Le Kiosque, Boulevard des Batignolles, 1894, oil on cardboard by Pierre Bonnard (1867–1947), photo credit: National Trust Images


© the artist, Photo credit: Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (managed by MK Arts for Health)


The art of the heart

Feeling romantic? Anita Sethi leads us on an exploration of love expressed through painting.

News from Town, 1949, oil on board by Edward Wolfe (1897–1982), © the estate of Edward Wolfe, photo credit: Derbyshire & Derby School Library Service

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© Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2017. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Arts

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Do you know these five trailblazing women artists?

We list the essential female artists we should all recognise.

© estate of Josef Herman. All rights reserved, DACS 2017, Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery


Josef Herman: the Polish painter who found himself in Wales

He only meant to stay for a fortnight, but Herman ended up chronicling Welsh mining communities for 11 years.

© the artist, photo credit: Mythstories


Mythstories: art telling tales

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what's an entire museum worth?

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Atkinson Art Gallery Collection/Samantha Fulstow


Breton Sunset

Atkinson Art Gallery added this hazy drypoint of boats and sunbeams by Percy Lancaster (1878–1951) to Art UK.


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Click on the map markers to discover the UK’s incredible art collections.

© the artist courtesy of Saatchi Art. Photo credit: Gallery Oldham



Gallery Oldham has newly acquired a portrait by the Nigerian-born artist Titus Agbara. Who is Damilola, and why is her name a good omen?

CAM_CCF_PD_151_1985, © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2017, Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum


Victor Vasarely (1908–1997)

The Hungarian-born artist was the main originator and one of the leading practitioners of Op art.


Last few weeks to enter Write on Art

Open to 15–18 year olds studying in the UK, in partnership with the Paul Mellon Centre, we are looking for the best young art writers. Read more on our blog.

Photo credit: Bradford Museums and Galleries


Buy Mother's Day prints

A special edition print of Flower Piece by James Bolivar Manson (1879–1945) is available now. Profits go to supporting Art UK collections.

HG_location_image_1, Photo credit: Hatton Gallery


Hatton Gallery

The Gallery is located on the Newcastle University campus in the city centre.

Testing sculpture photography techniques at York Art Gallery, Photo credit: Katey Goodwin

Testing sculpture photography techniques at York Art Gallery

Introducing the sculpture digitisation team

Art UK's Regional Digitisation Managers feel as though the 'Sculpture Gods' are with them...

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