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'Art can be for everyone': behind the scenes at the Museum of Selfies

A new pop-up exhibition in Los Angeles aims to explore the history of the self-portrait and the danger of the ‘death selfie’Museums are no longer just places to see art – they’re venues to take selfies posted with #museum. So wh

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The vinyl countdown: how artists remade the record sleeve – in pictures

From Picasso to Andy Warhol, visual artists have long been lured by the magic of music. A new exhibition reveals the art world’s most striking album covers Continue reading...

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Jeff Koons interview: 'Some people certainly think that my work is kitsch, but I never see it that way'

Extract from an interview conducted by Robert Storr with Jeff Koons at the artist's duplex in New York in early June 1990. First published in Art Press (October 1990) in French translation only, it appears for the first time in English in the antholo

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Titian painting given to Charles I's plumber goes up for sale

Oliver Cromwell’s government gave artwork as part payment of money owed for palace repairsA Titian painting once owned by Charles I and given to his plumber as part payment for money owed is coming to auction.The two-metre tall painting is a show-s

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Classic photography from the OFM archives

Groundbreaking images to celebrate Observer Food Monthly’s 200th issue Continue reading...

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The 20 photographs of the week

Protests in Ramallah, surfing in Praia do Norte, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Roger Federer in the Australian Open – the week’s biggest news stories captured by the world’s best photojournalists Continue reading...

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Lumiere London light festival - in pictures

More than 50 public art installations are on display this weekend for the second year of the light festival in the UK’s capital. Buildings including Westminster Abbey and the National Theatre have been illuminated as part of the event, as works by

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Banksy painting saved from derelict container on Dungeness beach

Image, which had been painted over, was at risk after site owners EDF Energy revealed plans to clean up the Kent beachAn authentic Banksy image has been recovered from a derelict container on Dungeness beach in Kent after fears it could be destroyed by th

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Finland's 'Game of Thrones' ice hotel – in pictures

A Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel has opened in Kittilä, Finnish Lapland. The property covers about 20,000 sq m and is part of an annual snow village, which also features an ice restaurant, ice bar and ice chapel. Work on the village begins when the t

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17,500sq metre painting unveiled in London

British artist Ben Eine has revealed a 17,500sq metre artwork in east London bearing the word 'CREATE'.

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England's cathedrals face financial crisis as running costs soar

Inquiry criticises management of some Anglican buildings and urges CoE to ask for state fundsA significant number of England’s 42 historic Anglican cathedrals are at “severe financial risk” and some have ineffective and under-resourced

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Darkest hours: Iceland's eerie winter – in pictures

The relentless dark of Icelandic winter means its people experience it under the constant glow of streetlights. Stuart Richardson captured their stark beauty Continue reading...

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Australian photographer of the year award winners – in pictures

The winners of Australian Photography magazine’s Australian photographer of the year awards, the largest amateur photography competition in the southern hemisphere Continue reading...

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