London

Post image for Anti-BP Protesters Release Pirates, Merpeople, and the Kraken at the British Museum

LONDON — The irony of oil company BP sponsoring the British Museum’s current exhibition Sunken Cities will have been lost on few.

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Post image for The Sculptural, Musical Paintings of Mary Heilmann

LONDON — When I first walked into the Whitechapel Gallery, I thought I was looking at a Barnett Newman zip painting on the far wall.

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Post image for The Many Influences and Invasions that Shaped Two Millennia of Sicilian Art

LONDON — Sicily: Culture and Conquest is one of the last exhibitions commissioned by outgoing British Museum director Neil MacGregor and encapsulates what made his tenure so valuable.

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Post image for Mapping the Fossils and Meteorite Impacts in London’s Architecture

The building blocks of urban landscapes are often riddled with fossils, with Jurassic reptile bones and Cretaceous sea creatures sometimes emerging from the stone surfaces.

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Post image for From a Missing Woman to an Overpowering Odor, Adventures from London’s First Art Night

LONDON — “Have you seen Betty? She has big boobs! She has disappeared!”

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Post image for UK Unveils Its First Public Statue of a Historic Black Woman

Last Thursday, a monumental statue of Mary Seacole was unveiled in London.

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Post image for Lucian Freud’s Unseen Self-Portrait and Sketchbooks Go on View

“Truth heads into naked people bodies bodies whole complete living naked women avoid facial expression make bodies expressive of feeling,” scribbled painter Lucian Freud in one of the sketchbooks now on display at London’s National Portrait Gallery.

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Post image for Wolfgang Tillmans Focuses on Borders and Brexit in London

LONDON — Like many other Europeans living in the UK, I am not eligible to vote in Thursday’s referendum that will decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union.

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Post image for Protesters Demand “Where Is Ana Mendieta?” in Tate Modern Expansion

LONDON — Posters all around London advertising Tate Modern’s new building proudly proclaim: “Art Changes. We Change.”

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Post image for The Incredible Electric Eric: Rebuilding a Lost 1920s British Robot

By all accounts, the debut of the UK’s first humanoid robot was a startling affair.

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