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Moaning about Monet at the National Gallery

It's quite something to put in an exhibition that before it opens garners more articles about the cost of the entry ticket. But that's the Money in Monet.


Huge panorama of London goes on sale

A recently rediscovered 20 foot long panorama of Westminster from 1815, showing the old Parliament building is up for sale this week.


When a WW2 tunnel full of salads meets modern art

What happens when an abandoned WW2 under Clapham is used to grow salads, and then gives over some of the space to modern art?


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.