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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

When first produced they were merely marketing tools designed to be thrown away when the next films were released. But today, original posters for iconic movies such as Star Wars and Get Carter fetch hundreds – or even thousands – of pounds.

A local pub, an art agency, and an art supply shop are joining forces to promote talented women painters.

The Wiener Library explores Nazi Germany’s suppression of ‘degenerate’ artists and stories of displaced Jews arriving before the war.

Cally man Dan Storey gave up art at 15 despite loving it. Now 42, he tells the Gazette about his first exhibition, which is running until June.

Mural artist and sculptor Louis Masai explains his mission to raise awareness of animals facing extinction

Thousands of artworks go on display in a tent on the Lower Fairground

The late Christopher Magarshack ran the Well Walk Pottery since the 1950s, creating beautiful ceramics and passing on his love of clay. As his quirky corner shop returns to life ceramicist Matilda Moreton looks back fondly on learning to throw her first pot.

24 artists have been selected in a competition to illustrate a new edition of The Selected Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Less is More, a group exhibition at the Daniel Raphael Gallery will feature emerging artists from England, Italy, France and the Czech Republic, from January 24 to February 16.

Lumiere London festival of lights returns to King’s Cross this weekend with installations from 10 different artists

It was thanks to the Nazis that a statue to Sigmund Freud ended up in Swiss Cottage. Now a group of supporters, including the family of sculptor Oscar Nemon, are casting a copy for the Austrian capital

The 58-year-old Gospel Oak tech investor ditched corporate life for an art career, exhibiting in New York, Las Vegas, and at London’s Saatchi and Hix galleries

The project has filmed 100 in depth interviews with people whose lives have been touched by the illness in a bid to abolish the stigma

Camden Town teacher Albert Adams died in relative obscurity but has posthumously been recognised as an important South African artist, on show at Islington’s Art Space gallery

131 exhibitors are participating in this year’s modern and contemporary art festival

Marc Chagall’s scenes from Shakespeare’s The Tempest can be seen at A Farewell To Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero at the gallery in Boundary Road

Camden Arts Centre’s galleries have been transformed into “architectural landscapes” featuring vivid-hued geometric shapes by Nathalie Du Pasquier.

Tradition and modernity, memory and invention are explored in an exhibition of Japanese ceramics at Maud&Mabel in Hampstead.

Sarah Wimperis was among 95 artists who created new animation Loving Vincent. Her pictures of the French landscape that inspired Van Gogh go on display in Primrose Hill

A sculptor whose shed is threatened with demolition has called for affordable studio spaces.

A Hampstead-centric single owner collection is about to go on sale with Sotherby’s

Herxheimer will give a reading at the London Lit Live event on September 17 at the JW3

Jean M Gardiner has been painting the Heath and its surroundings for over six decades

As a future where human needs are met by robots looms ever closer, one artist collective wants to show us what it will feel like to live in a science fiction world finds Bridget Galton

To celebrate the second anniversary of opening in Chalcot Road, the gallery is shifting its usual focus away from Cornish artworks with a call out to north London artists

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