Armitage the new Poet Laureate

Simon Armitage has been appointed the new Poet Laureate, following an unexpectedly troubled search for Dame Carol Ann Duffy’s successor.

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Wales consider arts for core subject

Arts subjects could become a core class for Welsh school children if a proposed new curriculum is put in place.

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Bristol's Bricks aim to reclaim police station for the arts

Bristol's arts charity Bricks are hoping to create a new arts hub in one of the city's old police station.

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Arts Council Northern Ireland pays executive £12k in discrimination case

Arts Council Northern Ireland has paid £12,000 to its chief executive Roisin McDonough after settling an age discrimination case.

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The David Parr House: Cambridge's Arts & Crafts home opens to the public

The David Parr House, the Cambridge home of William Morris' Arts & Crafts collaborator, is to open to the public.

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Saatchi Gallery covers artworks after complaints from Muslim visitors

The Saatchi Gallery in West London has taken the decision to cover up works by artists SKU that feature an Islamic declaration of faith, following complaints from Muslim visitors that they are blasphemous.

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Anthony Caro: Seven Decades @ Annely Juda Fine Art - REVIEW

In our new review feature Adam Anderson considers the unending story of Britain's game-changing sculptor, Anthony Caro. 

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Poet Laureate – the job no-one wants

The search for a successor to Dame Carol Ann Duffy as Poet Laureate appears to have hit the buffers, with reports that the latest favourite, the Pakistan-born poet Imtiaz Dharker, has today ruled herself out.

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Stagecoach ditched as Turner Prize sponsor

The controversial new sponsorship of the Turner Prize by Stagecoach South East is over, a day after it was announced.

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Politics the main medium for 2019 Turner Prize

All four artists shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani, show the influence of political engagement in their work.

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