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A Brit lost in a haze of American landscapes – Thomas Cole at the National Gallery

The National Gallery has given over space to a British born artist, who is best known for his sweeping, somewhat chocolate box landscapes of rural America.


Modern art decorates Regent Street

You might have noticed, if you are in the area, that a large number of banners looking rather odd have gone up in the West End. It's not a cryptic advert, but part of celebrations to mark the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary.


New artworks installed by Crossrail in the Elizabeth line stations

The fabrication and installation of five of the artworks being integrated into the new Elizabeth stations in central London is now underway, ahead of the opening of the railway this December.


London Underground has covered a tube station with fried eggs

The disused platform at Gloucester Road tube station has been covered in giant fried eggs -- because, art.


Banksy’s greatest hits coming to London

A large exhibition of works by the elusive street artist, Banksy will go in display in a posh Mayfair art gallery.


Japanese prints of London in 1866… are very Japanese

What happens when you're a Japan based woodblock printer who wants to sell prints of London, but have never visited the city? London ends up looking like Japan.


Sublime Victorian pottery fills the Guildhall

For the next few months, there's a chance to see a selection of works by one of the greatest Victorian potters, William De Morgan, inside the City of London Guildhall.


Free tours of art in the Clapham WW2 tunnels

Following his six month residency at Growing Underground, a farm 33 metres underground in Clapham, Llew Watkins is presenting five sculptures in one of the uninhabited tunnels.


Vivid landscape photos of WW1 battlefields

The final in a series of a photo exhibitions about the fields of WW1 battles is currently on display in the City of London Guildhall yard.


AOP50: Images that Defined the Age

In the foyer of the a Canary Wharf skyscraper can be found a range of photos that mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Association of Photographers (AOP).


Visit this retro-futurist computer art exhibition

Adoring crowds worshiping 1980s computer monitors as mothers to be stare at smartphone screens and dejected computerised youths slump in the street. This is an exhibition by the Belfast based street artist and printmaker, Leo Boyd.


Censored photos from the 1930s to go on display

It's 1930s America, the country is in recession, and photographers are sent out to record what is going on, only to have much of their work censored.


Excavated clay from London’s super sewer being used to make art

A London artist is using clay being dug up on the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the 25km super sewer, to create ceramic artwork.


Solid blocks of colour mark 20 years of Paul Catherall’s art

You've probably seen Paul Catherall's art somewhere, even if you didn't know the distinctive style was the work of one man. To mark 20 years of Linocuts, there's currently exhibition devoted to his works.


Selfridges Flipside explores the age of luxury

A derelict hotel in the centre of London has become a venue for an art exhibition that explores the nature of luxury consumption and the future of society.