8 June 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Lynn Hershman Leeson Infinity Engine Installation, Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting a major solo exhibition of American artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson. The artist was a pioneer in the exploration of media and how it effected identity as technology began to take an ever-more central role in culture and society; Hershman Leeson began exploring privacy in an era of […]

29 February 2012

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Oxford University Announce Largest Gift In 900 Years

Unprecedented endowment to Oxford University to fund the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities The University of Oxford have today announced an occurrence described by the Chancellor as ‘rarer even than 30th February’ (which apparently did come to pass in Sweden, 1712) – the most generous gift for Humanities students in […]

25 November 2011

Angela Palmer’s Child Of Our Time

  Ancient mummy coupled with latest medical technology produces stunning contemporary art at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford After walking through centuries of ancient Egyptian history at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum, the visitor is finally confronted with a strange, disconcerting – and oftentimes difficult to fathom – box containing 111 vertical panes of glass. Closer inspection reveals […]

23 November 2011

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Ashmolean Museum Unearths Egyptian Treasures

Oxford Ashmolean Museum reveals major new ancient Egyptian and Nubian gallery Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum today lifted the lid on the second phase of its redevelopment. The 5 million pound revamp, supported by Lord Sainsbury’s Linbury Trust, displays the large and world-renowned Egypt and Nubia collections of the Ashmolean spanning 5000 years of human occupation of […]