28 July 2019

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V&A Acquires Extinction Rebellion Graphic Design Archive

The V&A has acquired a series of work exploring the design identity of Extinction Rebellion (XR) – a global activist group calling for urgent action on climate change through acts of non-violent civil disobedience and disruption.

25 February 2016

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Art UK Launches Website Providing Online Access To public Art Collections

Art UK an ambitious vision to create universal online access to the UK’s public art collection has launched a new website. This is a collaboration involving 3,000+ public collections, this revolutionary project, unique in the world in its scale and ambition, puts the UK at the forefront of digital innovation. Art UK will give audiences at home and abroad unprecedented […]

5 July 2014

Larry Clark Sells Off Photo Archive To Friends And Fans

Kids director and artist Larry Clark presents a large selection of works from his photographic portfolio at the Simon Lee Gallery, London. The artist recently turned 71 and decided to gift this body of work to friends and fans; rather than sell the photographs at auction or bequeath them to museum or gallery. The works […]

5 March 2014

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National Gallery London Acquires Art Dealer Agnew & Sons Archive

London’s National Gallery has purchased the important archive belonging to the art dealers Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, following the firm’s decision to close its Albemarle Street gallery in 2013. The archive was offered at a discounted price of £240,000, for which sum it was generously purchased and donated to the Gallery by the National […]

21 January 2014

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George Frederic Watts Archive Launched Online At National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery have launched an online archive catalogue, enabling a wider audience to access details of the Gallery’s activities since it was founded in 1856. The online archive comprises over 30,000 descriptions containing information about all types of records, including letters, x-rays, videos, posters, press-cuttings, minutes and reports as well as photographs. It […]