A 15th century Longquan shrine, at the British Museum's Ming exhibition

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Ming in five highlights

18 September 2014

From a Yongle sword to a Daoist shrine, we pick out the key pieces from the British Museum's sensational new show.

Wedgwood's greatest collaborations

18 September 2014

From chess sets designed by the 18th-century's leading sculptors to 1960s Jasper-heeled shoes by the royal shoemakers, discover the greatest collaborative works produced by Wedgwood.

Art From Elsewhere tour announced

17 September 2014

Key works of international contemporary art from six regional museums – acquired through an ambitious Art Fund collecting scheme – are to tour the UK.

Five must-see fashion shows

16 September 2014

From purple wedding dresses to the fashion of feathers, explore the cutting edge of couture at these eye-opening exhibitions.

On Romanian culture

15 September 2014

The Romanians who loom largest in the west tend to be hypothetical. There is more to their culture than most of us know.

Wedgwood-Darwin: Friendship to dynasty

12 September 2014

From a leading mind of the Enlightenment to one of the 21st century's greatest sculptors, two families have shaped Britain for nearly 300 years.

Art News – weekly round-up

12 September 2014

Late Turner at Tate, the Science Museum's new gallery and a lost explorer rediscovered – we round up the top art stories of the week.

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