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“A generosity of spirit in her landscapes”: the artwork of Jean Jones

English painter Jean Jones was once predicted by Iris Murdoch to become ‘as famous as Van Gogh’.

Whistler at the Musée d’Orsay: An American in Paris

Whistler orchestrates a symphony of colors, symbols, and gestures that takes art beyond the canvas.

History of Science Museum reopens

Oxford's History of Science Museum has re-opened, heralded by an Islamic metalwork exhibition. The focus of the display has been themed to highlight the...

Pitt Rivers to restore Maasai artefacts

A group of Maasai tribespeople visited Oxford this month as part of an effort to retrieve sacred objects held by the Pitt Rivers Museum. The...

From Istanbul to Oxford

The exhibition highlights coffee’s sociable origins embedded within a culture of meeting to talk and read. Although sadly underplayed, the most insightful element of the display is the recognition of the culture clash.

Last Supper in Pompeii

The enticing title doesn’t do justice, however, to the breadth of the collection: 400 objects from around the Roman world and beyond, covering centuries, showcasing the Romans’ relationship to food and drink.

Hungary’s Holocaust distortion

Orban’s project of misinformation risks erasing his country’s dark past.

BREAKING: Climate activist glues himself to Darwin statue in Natural History Museum

The activist was allegedly able to recite a poem for the onlookers before being removed from the statue by security guards, and detained by police outside the museum.

Pitt Rivers collaborates with Shuar representatives to review shrunken heads display

The Pitt Rivers Museum is reviewing its display of shrunken heads after concerns were raised about the sensitivity of the display. The museum has...

May I Borrow The Tiger Please?

The history of Tipu Sultan’s Tiger is the history of imperialistic acquisition

The Pitt Rivers must face its dark past

Museum director Dr. Van Broekhoven agrees that a future must be found for the Pitt Rivers' colonial history

Historians slam plans to replace display cases at University museum

The wooden display cases in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History are set to be replaced by glass cabinets

Conjuring some museum magic

Altair Brandon-Salmon is astounded by the Ashmolean’s Islam exhibition, Power and Protection

A cultural devolution

Adam Dumbleton questions the methods used in making culture, history and art more accessible to younger audiences

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